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 StoreThu, 15 Nov 2018 00:07:25 -0500Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:07:25 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comA Beginner's Guide to Raising Goatsblog_242461541044800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/24246/a-beginners-guide-to-raising-goatsGoats are the golden animals of agriculture. Versatile and valuable, they are bred and raised both for fun and for profit. Their independent, spirited nature is often a challenge for beginners to contend with, but their affectionate tendencies make raising them a reward.BlogsThu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0400Preparing Your Garden For The Colder Months Aheadblog_236061539576000http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/23606/preparing-your-garden-for-the-colder-months-aheadAutumn is right around the corner and for gardeners, this means winter is not too far behind. As winter begins to get closer and the temperature begins to slowly drop it's important to take action now to prepare your garden for the colder months that lie ahead.BlogsMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400How To Pick The Right Puppy For your Next Hunting Dogblog_236241538366400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/23624/how-to-pick-the-right-puppy-for-your-next-hunting-dogPicking the right puppy to be your next hunting dog can be an exciting time. It's a time to bring in a new member of the family that will in many ways help bring you joy. However, bringing a new puppy into your home to be your next hunting dog is also a huge and long-term commitment.BlogsMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Fall is Prime Time to Begin a Supplemental Feeding Program for Deerblog_591541537126740http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/59154/fall-is-prime-time-to-begin-a-supplemental-feeding-program-for-deerA buck can have the best genetics in the world, but without the proper nutrition, he'll never achieve his potential. One way to stack the deck in his favor is to supplement his nutrition. Fall is an excellent time to begin this.BlogsSun, 16 Sep 2018 15:39:00 -0400Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canningblog_324981535774400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/32498/make-the-most-of-your-garden-with-home-canningThe process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.BlogsSat, 01 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400How to Use Complete Feeds to Stretch Your Hay Supplyblog_589881534336200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/58988/how-to-use-complete-feeds-to-stretch-your-hay-supplyFiery blazes, drought, and poor growing conditions have made hay difficult to find and expensive to buy in many locations throughout the nation. These conditions have left horse owners with the difficult task of finding an affordable source of quality hay for their horses.BlogsWed, 15 Aug 2018 08:30:00 -0400Protect Your Horse From Worms and Germsblog_317171533096000http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/31717/protect-your-horse-from-worms-and-germsWhile some worms and germs are beneficial to horses for proper digestive health and an overall healthy immune system, and many others are harmless, there are some pests and parasites that can cause serious health problems even leading to disabilities and death.BlogsWed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Keeping 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 -0400