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Don’t Let It Get Your Goat!

Don’t Let It Get Your Goat!

Goats need special care and attention when caring for them.  They can get ill quickly if not fed properly, and it can lead to fatal situations.  You should always look for signs of unusual weakness, excessive drooling, and any other unusual behavior.  If these symptoms should occur make sure to get veterinary assistance promptly as […]

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Happy New Year From The Red Bug Barn Family!

Happy New Year From The Red Bug Barn Family!

Happy New Year to you, your livestock, your cat, your dog, your hog, and your other loved ones! We are very excited for the new year as we turn the page on 2016, start off with a clean slate, and set new goals (resolutions).  And as individuals we tend to set goals for ourselves such […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Eating Quail Eggs?

What Are The Benefits Of Eating Quail Eggs?

Everyone has heard of chicken eggs as they are the most popular types of eggs consumed. But did you know that quail eggs, which taste pretty similar to chicken eggs though they are a little stronger, due to a higher yolk-to-white ratio, have a much higher nutritional value than its counterpart?  That’s right! Quail eggs […]

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Horse Feed And Hay Are Important To Your Horse’s Health

Horse Feed And Hay Are Important To Your Horse’s Health

Horse feed and hay, as well as water, should be the most important components of your horse’s diet as they carry tons of nutritional value that are crucially important to your animal’s health.  For starters, horses need fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and water.  Water should be a primary source of your horse’s diet, and […]

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Why Non-GMO Feed Is Better For Animals

Why Non-GMO Feed Is Better For Animals

Non-GMO Feeds are experiencing a huge influx in demand from consumers especially in meat, dairy, and egg products.  There are many reasons for this growth in customer demand, certainly more knowledge and awareness about genetically modified organisms is a big cause as well as the actual results seen in animals’ overall health. Research and many […]

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Responsibility Of Pet & Livestock Ownership

Responsibility Of Pet & Livestock Ownership

So you’ve decided to own a pet or livestock to keep you company just because you love animals. That is great news because you’ve given this animal a new shelter, better quality of life, and you’ve thought about everything already…right?  Hopefully, you’ve even done some research or spoke with other animal owners about the responsibilities […]

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Welcome To The Red Bug Barn!

Welcome To The Red Bug Barn!

For those of you intrigued with the name Red Bug Barn, I will let you know the origin of where the name came from.  Red Bug Barn is located in a red building we use as a barn to store all our wonderful feeds and supplies, in Chester SC,  And my husband, Jared, is nicknamed […]

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