Protect Your Livestock from Insect-Borne Disease with Flys-X®

We’ve spent a lot of time discussing the joys and tribulations of horse ownership, but in addition to horses, many small farms raise cattle and other livestock. These so-called “hobby” or “lifestyle” farms are growing across the US. For hobby farmers, summer months can bring a much-needed reminder of the joys of farming. Months of… Read More

Absorbine For Gnats

Are gnats bugging your horse to no end?  You may want to try Absorbine for gnats.  Absorbine Veterinary Liniment is a green liquid analgesic and antiseptic.  It’s been made since 1892 for pain relief, but many farmers have found that it’s also great for relieving insect irritations.  Read more about Absorbine’s history here. Pour some… Read More

The Rise of Hobby Farms: Five Fast Facts

At Absorbine®, we have been talking a lot lately about hobby farms. Hobby farms – also known as “lifestyle” or “retirement” farms, are on the rise in the U.S. Many small-scale farmers across the country are raising horses, cattle, livestock, and other animals, in addition to growing their own fruits and vegetables. In fact, Absorbine’s… Read More