Elgin General Store: Blog Channelhttp://elgin-generalstore.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://cdn.newmediaretailer.com/173/assets/v1/434000/434289/thumb_elgin-green-logo.jpgElgin General Storehttp://elgin-generalstore.comen-USCopyright 2018, Elgin General StoreWed, 18 Jul 2018 14:14:58 -0400Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:14:58 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comKeeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weatherblog_581221531627200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/58122/keeping-your-pets-cool-in-hot-weatherSummer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.BlogsSun, 15 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Summer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your Petblog_579941530417600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/57994/summer-exercise-ideas-to-enjoy-with-your-petSome form of exercise should be a part of every person's daily routine. With the warm weather still holding strong, there's no better time to be outside, breaking a sweat, and soaking up some sun.BlogsSun, 01 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultryblog_570171527825600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/57017/hot-weather-tips-for-raising-poultryAs temperatures begin to flare above 90 degrees with high humidity, don't forget about caring for your flock. An important requirement for raising poultry is maintaining a cool environment for them to produce and thrive.BlogsFri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400How Do I Help My Older Horse From Losing Weight?blog_570331527825600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/57033/how-do-i-help-my-older-horse-from-losing-weightHorses are beautiful creatures that require different levels of maintenance and care over time.BlogsFri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Spring Lawn Care Tipsblog_563771525147200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/56377/spring-lawn-care-tipsWarmer days means more time outdoors. It also means everything outdoors begins to grow and thrive after being dormant all winter. As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home is the lawn that surrounds it.BlogsTue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Common Chick Diseases to Look Out Forblog_563931525147200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/56393/common-chick-diseases-to-look-out-forA healthy chick will grow strong and be a productive member of your flock, but a sick chick can quickly infect other chicks or introduce diseases to the rest of your poultry.BlogsTue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400How to Create a Spring Porch Potblog_558211522555200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/55821/how-to-create-a-spring-porch-potPorch pots are a great way to brighten any entryway and welcome guests to your home, and they're even more fun when you jazz up your porch pot with seasonal flair. A spring porch pot will add instant color to your entry and evoke all the freshness and renewal of the season.BlogsSun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Five Basic Steps For Saddling Your Horseblog_558351522555200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/55835/five-basic-steps-for-saddling-your-horseWhether you're applying an english or western saddle, knowing how to saddle your horse is one of the most essential things to know. Here are the steps to take according to Katherine Blocksdorf of About.BlogsSun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Entertaining Goatsblog_554561519880400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/55456/entertaining-goatsGoats are curious, intelligent and more than a little mischievous, qualities that can quickly get them into trouble if they feel bored. Fortunately, there are many creative and easy ways of entertaining goats to help them exercise their natural inventiveness and ingenuity without pesky problems.BlogsThu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Cleaning Your Chicksblog_554711519880400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/55471/cleaning-your-chicksKeeping chickens can be a dirty business, and chicks are especially dirty as they are clumsy and uncoordinated.BlogsThu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500