How to engage with your local community

How to Engage with Your Local Community and Why You Should

As a small business, how can you engage with your local community? In order to grow and establish a great reputation as a company, getting your local business’s name out is crucial. An article about why businesses should engage with their communities offers great reasons to do so: A survey reported “9 out [of] 10 […]

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4 Creative, Free Ways To Keep Your Small Business Economically Viable

4 Creative, Free Ways To Keep Your Small Business Economically Viable

The benefits of revising your business strategy often speak for themselves, but sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly how to keep your small business economically viable. Ignite your creative spark with our top four creative tips that won’t cost you a cent.  1. Customers love everything shiny, bright and new.  Adding the words “new” to product titles and descriptions […]

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What is Bio Security

When people hear the word bio-security, they don’t tend to think of farm animals first. Their minds will usually go straight to thoughts of terrorism and national security threats. The term bio-security actually has its roots deep in the livestock and farming community. To make it simple,  “bio” means “life” and “security” is protection. So for us, bio-security is all about […]

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Every Animal Deserves a Home

Every Animal Deserves a Home: How to Improve Traffic in your Animal Shelters

Cute animals — is there anything more universally appealing? All your shelter’s residents need is a little help to show off their natural charm. There are three crucial things you need maximize in order to improve traffic in your animal shelter: Care, Cuteness and Exposure. Care: keep the animals in peak physical and emotional health Always […]

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U.S. Readies for a Return of Bird Flu

U.S. Poultry companies and regulators are taking unprecedented steps to combat the potential return of an avian-influenza virus that roiled egg and turkey farmers earlier this year and killer more than 48 million birds.

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Equine Herpes Virus and its environmental importance

Lucas Pantaleon, DVM MS DACVIM MBA Biosecurity Consultant Director Technical Services Ogena Solutions Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1) continues to cause concern among the horse industry with positive cases and quarantined equine facilities in North America and of late in New Zealand. http://www.brisnet.com/cgi-bin/editorial/news/article.cgi?id=42169 http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=9377401 http://www.standardbredcanada.ca/notices/11-13-13/pa-track-under-herpesvirus-quarantine.html http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport &reportid=14713 EHV-1 is an enveloped virus, which means that […]

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