Plant Some Wellness in Your Pasture for Healthier Farm Animals

The health and vitality of grazing/foraging animals has been failing. Several experts believe that’s due to a lack of naturally-sourced nutrients and therapeutic variety. Horses, cattle, sheep, goats and other grazers have been feeding on fast-growing grass planted in nutrient-deficient soils. Plants labeled as ‘weeds’ have been killed off to accommodate efficient grass growth.

Alfalfa as a Natural Ingredient or Supplement for Pets ©

As legend has it, the discovery of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) was, in fact, pet related. Centuries ago, an Arabian horse owner was struck by increased performance and energy levels in his horses when he fed them alfalfa. Today, alfalfa is a common food, ingredient and supplement for rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, horses, cows and goats, […]

Muscular Sprains, Strains and Spasms: Natural Treatment for Pets ©

I’ve been nursing a neck sprain with back and arm muscle spasms since Christmas, making it next to impossible to write (let alone sleep). As usual, researching the condition had me automatically applying what I’d learned to pets. I can’t imagine going through such discomfort without being able to express to a doctor or therapist […]