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Feed Bin for Horse-, Goat- and Alpaca-Food

Feeding horses on pastureIf you own large animals such as horses, alpacas, llamas or a herd of goats, sheep or cattle, you probably keep large quantities of feed. Where do you keep it? In your barn or outdoors close to the pasture in bags or open in a wooden crate? In this case you also most certainly know the problem of feed contamination through weather or infestation through rodents, such as mice and raccoons.

There is a way to avoid keeping your animal feed exposed. A feed bin of a large but still workable size is the answer to how to keep large animal feed in a safe and practical way.

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Bestsellers in May 2017

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I now can present my list of the best selling items on Animals Small and Big that people chose and purchased in May 2017.

I invite you to take a look at what has made its entry to the bestseller list of May 2017.

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Top 3 Alpaca Grooming and Clipping Sets around $80

alpacaFor whatever reason you keep Alpacas, for their fleece, for breeding or just for you and your family you still will need to groom and shear them regularly. Having a well-assembled grooming and clipping set is one of those things you need to have in order to keep your Alpacas happy and healthy.

The following grooming and clipping sets have different features and different handling instructions. It is important for you to find out which one fits your and your Alpacas needs the best. Of course, all these grooming and clipping sets are perfect for sheep, goats, Llamas as well. Most of them though are not recommended to be used on thick-furred dogs or horses – even though one customer used his model for shearing the thick fur of his Irish Wolfhound.

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Top 2 Alpaca Halters around $20

alpacasEvery year at the first weekend of October the famous Wool Festival takes place in Taos, New Mexico.  A great event!  It attracts every year more and more exhibitors and visitors.  The great thing is that most often the weather is just perfect, autumnally colorful, sunny and warm – which, well, is unusual for Taos, being at an altitude of over 7,000 feet, around this time of the year.

One of the biggest attractions at the Wool Festival – and there are many, very many of them – are the Alpacas.  I love these animals.  They look cute, even when I know they are not really cuddly animals.  But their open expression of their curiosity toward everybody and everything is just phenomenal.

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