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 2019, Elgin General StoreMon, 16 Sep 2019 11:10:39 -0400Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:10:39 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comKeeping your Hens Healthy and Laying This Fallblog_156051567310400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/15605/keeping-your-hens-healthy-and-laying-this-fallAutumn is upon us and it's time to say hello to fresh air and goodbye to stifling hot temperatures. Of course, if you're raising chickens for eggs, you will need to take a few steps to ensure your hens stay in production during the fall and winter months.BlogsSun, 01 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0400Hot Weather Tips for Show Animalsblog_652701565892240http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/65270/hot-weather-tips-for-show-animalsSummer time can really heat up. Not only with an increase in temperature, but also humidity and wind velocity play a role in ambient conditions that affect show animals. Heat stress can manifest in several ways in animals on feed for show.BlogsThu, 15 Aug 2019 14:04:00 -0400How Nutrition Affects Hoof Growthblog_652691564682640http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/65269/how-nutrition-affects-hoof-growthHoof quality is affected by several factors including genetics, environment and nutrition. Some horses inherit weak hooves and that can't be changed, but proper care and nutrition can help develop and maintain the best hooves genetically possible.BlogsThu, 01 Aug 2019 14:04:00 -0400Summer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your Petblog_579941563163200http://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.BlogsMon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400How to Find the Balance between Forage and Feed for Your Horses while Avoiding Obesityblog_647861562001660http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/64786/how-to-find-the-balance-between-forage-and-feed-for-your-horses-while-avoiding-obesityHow do you provide proper nutrition to them without an overabundance of calories?BlogsMon, 01 Jul 2019 13:21:00 -0400Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultryblog_570171560571200http://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.BlogsSat, 15 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400June Garden Tipsblog_401781559361600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/40178/june-garden-tipsJune is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.BlogsSat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400How to Create a Spring Porch Potblog_558211557892800http://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.BlogsWed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400Spring Lawn Care Tipsblog_563771556683200http://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.BlogsWed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400Tips to Keep Chicks Entertainedblog_631851555340700http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/63185/tips-to-keep-chicks-entertainedChicks and chickens need stimulation and entertainment to stay healthy, and a healthy, happy chicken is one that will behave better, lay more eggs, and be a more pleasant barnyard or backyard companion.BlogsMon, 15 Apr 2019 11:05:00 -0400