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 StoreTue, 22 Jan 2019 00:19:28 -0500Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:19:28 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comWinter Cow Careblog_616261547676300http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/61626/winter-cow-careCows can easily adapt to different seasons, but they can still suffer during the harshest winter months, losing condition and becoming less productive. By practicing good winter cow care, however, you can protect your herd from the dangers of the season and ensure they reach spring in top form.BlogsWed, 16 Jan 2019 17:05:00 -0500How Long Should Pets Be Outdoors In Winterblog_357011546318800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/35701/how-long-should-pets-be-outdoors-in-winterMany pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, even fatal if pets are kept outside too long.BlogsTue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticksblog_510801544936400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/51080/best-ways-to-get-rid-of-and-prevent-fleas-and-ticksFleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.BlogsSun, 16 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Shop Local This Holiday Seasonblog_531871543640400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/53187/shop-local-this-holiday-seasonWhether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.BlogsSat, 01 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Pay close attention to winter nutrition for your cattleblog_99931542369600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/9993/pay-close-attention-to-winter-nutrition-for-your-cattleTaking shortcuts on your cattle nutrition during the winter months could be risk next year's calf crop, this year's weaning weights and the long-term viability of your herd.BlogsFri, 16 Nov 2018 07:00:00 -0500A 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 -0400