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Three Tips to Help Molting Chickens

Three Tips to Help Molting Chickens: Backyard chickens often begin molting in the fall. Molting lasts 8 to 12 weeks and can cause a decrease in egg production. A high-protein feed can help molting chickens with feather regrowth. For backyard chickens across ...

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New North Fulton Feed Location Opening Soon

New North Fulton Feed Location Opening Soon: The new location for the North Fulton Feed & Seed has been secured. It is expected to open its doors some time in September. We look forward to serving the community and can't ...

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How to Keep Horses Cool in Hot Weather

How to keep horses cool in hot weather? As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. Sweating is the primary way horses cool themselves. Experts believe that prolonged, consistently high sweat rates can lead to “ ...

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North Fulton is Moving Locations!

North Fulton is moving locations! We will be closing the location down August 14th. Both our Cherokee Feed & Seed Ball Ground and Gainesville locations will remain open! The NEW North Fulton location will be announced ASAP. Follow our Facebook to remain ...

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Evaluation of Hay for Horses

While chemical analysis of hay represents the gold-standard for evaluation of hay for horses, horse owners can tell plenty about a hay’s quality by a thorough visual examination. Physical characteristics of hay quality include plant type, maturity at harvest, color, a ...

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2021–2022 Georgia Hunting Season Dates

The 2021-2022 Georgia hunting season dates have been announced! The Georgia DNR Board of Directors met on May 25, 2021 to approve the proposed hunting season regulations. Visit North Fulton Feed and Seed for all your hunting needs! Source: Georgia Wildlife

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Avoid the Summer Pasture Slump

Avoid the summer pasture slump! The sight of fresh, green pastures as the summer months approach can be a welcome sight for many cattle producers. Especially after feeding costly forages throughout the winter. However, just as quickly as that green ...

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Tips to Maintain Ideal Body Condition in Performance Horses

Read these important tips to maintain ideal body condition in performance horses. The outside appearance of a horse can be an indicator of overall health and wellbeing on the inside. A shiny hair coat, strong muscle tone, sound hooves and ...

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What’s the Best Purina Cattle Mineral for My Herd?

With so many mineral products to choose from, it can be overwhelming to select the right mineral program for your herd. Use this simple guide to help as you consider Purina cattle mineral options. A high-quality cattle mineral program can ...

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July 4th Pet Safety Tips

Follow these July 4th Pet Safety Tips for a safe and successful holiday celebration. Did you know that more pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of the year? North Fulton Feed & Seed  ...

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Six Signs of Good Quality Horse Hay

North Fulton carries hay, straw and bedding. All hay is not the same. The type of hay, when it is harvested and how it is stored – makes a difference to the quality. North Fulton Feed & Seed finds the best ...

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North Fulton Closes 12 p.m. Saturday, June 5th

We will close at 12 p.m. on Saturday (June 5th). Our deepest condolences go out to the Ray family during this time. Thank you all for your understanding.

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11 Tips to Curb Heat Stress in Cattle

Water, shade and the right nutrition can help mitigate heat stress in cattle. The weather report says it’s going to be a scorcher, and sure enough – the temperatures start steadily climbing. Cattle start grouping in shady spots. A few ...

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How to Make your Own Stock Tank Pool

Looking for a place to beat the heat this summer, but not in the market for a private in-ground pool? Instead of dropping a ton of cash just to stay cool for a few hours at a time this summer, ...

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How to Lay Out a Vegetable Garden

Is there anything more satisfying and delicious than growing your own food? From the first tender tips of asparagus in spring to the tasty tang of summer’s homegrown tomatoes, a garden filled with beautiful, productive plants provides a terrific sense of accom ...

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Caring For Baby Chicks: What to Do Once They Arrive

Bringing home your baby chicks is an exciting milestone in raising backyard chickens. The three key essentials for raising strong baby chicks: Warm, water and feed. Start chicks strong by providing a complete chick starter feed from day 1 through week 18. ...

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Spring 2021 Chick Days

Enjoy nutrient dense and delicious eggs from your own backyard!  We are delighted to announce Chick Days at North Fulton Feed & Seed! Spring 2021 Chick Days runs from March through April this year. You’ll find a variety of healthy ...

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Fly Control for Cattle: How to Beat the Buzz

Did you know that just a few adult flies can quickly populate to 4,000 flies or more per animal? Pesky horn flies can become prolific in spring. However, early-season planning can help keep fly populations under control all season long. Here ...

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Beat the Buzz: Cattle Fly Control Program

Pesky horn flies can become prolific in spring. However, early-season planning can help keep fly populations under control all season long. Here are four steps to help you beat the horn fly buzz: 1. Consider a feed-through fly control One way to effecti ...

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Winter Forage For Cattle

It’s winter, and you’re likely doing one of two things with your cattle: feeding stored forages or grazing dormant forages. So, when it comes to winter forage for cattle, what are some best practices? 1. Evaluate forage inventory. If ...

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How to Feed Horses in the Winter

In the next couple of months, understanding “Lower Critical Temperature (LCT)” will be important for caring and feeding your horse(s) properly. LCT is the temperature below which metabolic heat production must be increased to maintain body temperature. For mature ...

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5 Tips to Get Your Horse to Drink More Water During Winter

The following guide will help you to get your horse to drink more water during winter: Water is the most essential aspect of any horse’s diet. Without adequate water intake, horses will not survive. An adult horse (1000 lbs.) in ...

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Equine Gastric Health: The Key to Your Horse’s Best Self

Gastric discomfort may negatively affect a horse’s health, attitude and performance. Fortunately, recognizing signs of discomfort and providing proper equine management can help support your horse’s gastric health. Did you know that the prevalence of gastric discomfort in ...

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What Makes Purina® Outlast® Supplement Better?

Is your horse irritable, agitated, or uncomfortable? If your horse suffers from gastric discomfort, you might be shopping for a new supplement to help provide relief. Forget the trendy new products and unproven additives. Go with your horse’s gut ...

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Flock Talk Facebook Live Playback

Watch our video with Tim Jackson of Purina Animal Nutrition. Tim talks flock - from how to start your flock to raising a healthy flock of chickens. Everything you wanted to know about raising chickens Tim covers in this short ...

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Closed July 4th

A reminder that North Fulton Feed & Seed is closed on Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We remember and honor the birth of American Independence and those who continue to risk their lives for our freedom. We’ ...

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Triple Crown Gold Horse Feeds Facebook Live Playback

Watch our Facebook Live playback with Peggy Miles, North Fulton Feed & Seed, and Dave Perkins, Triple Crown GOLD Feeds. Dave and Peggy walk you through the benefits of the new Triple Crown Gold horse feeds and field your questions. ...

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Purina Feeds Free Feed Trial

Signup below for our Purina Feeds FREE feed trial at North Fulton Feed & Seed. Try Purina Feed For 60 Days & Receive Valuable Tips & Feed Discounts. Sign Up. Proven Nutrition. Tailored Solutions. Research-based. Unparalleled Expertise. Why Purina? At Purina, ...

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Facebook Live Playback: Evaluating horse feed costs

North Fulton Feed & Seed brings you this educational Facebook Live Playback on evaluating your horse feed costs. Dr. Anna Pesta with Purina Animal Nutrition joins Alan Jessie of North Fulton Feed & Seed. Dr. Pesta answers your questions about ...

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Fore the Love of a Horse Charity Golf Classic

Join us for the 8th Annual “Fore” The Love of a Horse Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 26, 2020, at the beautiful Woodmont Golf & Country Club in Canton, GA. All tournament proceeds benefit “For the Love of a Horse” Community ...

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Mapping Your Chicken Feed Program

What do chickens eat? Chickens require 38 unique nutrients each day to start strong, lay strong and stay strong. Purina® complete chicken feeds include all the nutrients birds need – no need to supplement. Choose a complete chick starter feed from day 1 ...

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Six Milestones of Chicken Growth Stages

As you get started on the journey of raising backyard chickens, it’s fun to look forward to the milestones you will celebrate with your flock. From baby chick to retirement, there are six important chicken growth stages. Each stage ...

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Make the Most of Cattle Minerals this Year

North Fulton Feed & Seed wants to help you make the most of cattle minerals this year. Cattle nutrient requirements can vary by season and stage of production – and now is a great time to evaluate your cattle mineral program ...

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Cool Stance Horse Feed

Shop North Fulton Feed & Seed in Alpharetta, GA for Cool Stance Horse Feed. Cool Stance Copra is a unique horse feed low in Non-Structural Carbohydrate (NSC) and high in digestible energy content. Unlike competitors, Cool Stance is suitable for ...

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Fly Sprays and Masks

Fly Sprays and Masks Fly Sprays and Masks are just what your horses need this summer, and North Fulton Feed & Seed is here to help. Farnam offers Horse Fly Masks that are built to fit, built to last, and ...

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Perennial Peanut Hay

Shop North Fulton Feed for Peanut Hay North Fulton Feed & Seed offers Perennial Peanut Hay. Perennial peanut hay is, a forage grass hay made out of the Arachis glabrata plant (also known as rhizoma peanut) and has roughly the ...

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Bermuda Grass Seed

Planting Bermuda Grass Seed during June in Georgia Bermuda grass seed is a warm-season turfgrass and is best planted in spring to late spring or early summer. June is the start of planting time for Bermuda grass. Bermuda seed germinates ...

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Spartan Mosquito Eradicator

Take back your outdoor space with the Spartan Mosquito Eradicator. This organic solution is a mosquito attractant. Simply add water to the tube and hang 90 feet from where you play and live. You should plan to deploy the Spartan Mosquito ...

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Open for Business: COVID-19 Update

Hello everyone. In light of the current situation with COVID-19 we wanted to update you on what we are doing at Cherokee Feed and Seed and North Fulton Feed and Seed stores. We are OPEN FOR BUSINESS with normal operating ...

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Preparing Space for your Backyard Flock

Raising backyard chicks is a great experience for the whole family. One of the primary requirements is providing housing that is comfortable for your backyard flock. Young chicks can be raised in a variety of structures, but the area should ...

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Spring 2020 Chick Days

ENJOY NUTRIENT-PACKED, DELICIOUS-TASTING EGGS RIGHT FROM YOUR BACKYARD Chick Days arrive each spring at Cherokee Feed & Seed and we couldn’t be more delighted! Spring 2020 Chick Days runs from March through April this year. You’ll find a carefully ...

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Young Living Animal Scents

North Fulton Feed offers Young Living Animal Scents essential oil products. These oils are all-natural, non-toxic products that have been specifically formulated for animals big and small. The Animal Scents essential oils can provide peace of mind for animal owners ...

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Horse Treats: Buy 2, Get 1 Free!

Save on select horse treats at North Fulton Feed through February 2020. Purchase any two of Purina Outlast Treats or Purina Carb Conscience treats and get bag free. Show your horses (and their bellies!) some love with Purina Outlast Horse Treats.  ...

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Three Key Cattle Mineral Program Tips

Your cattle mineral program should deliver results like healthy cattle and above-average breeding rates. Doing that takes a certain kind of cattle mineral program.  A good cattle mineral program will fuel cows to achieve herd goals. Getting cows bred in ...

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Holiday Hours

Please make note of our Holiday Hours at North Fulton Feed. From our entire team at North Fulton Feed, we wish you a very safe and happy Holiday Season. So we can celebrate the season with friends and family, we will obser ...

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Tips for Weaning Calves

Who needs some tips for weaning calves? We can help! Sudden change in the environment can be stressful and can present a few challenges to the process. The most important factor is to get them eating. When they're hungry, they ...

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Transitioning Nursing Lambs

Transitioning nursing lambs is an important step in the feeding process. It's critical to the growth rate and show ring success. We wanted to share some helpful information to aid you in the process of switching. Continue reading for some ...

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Spring Savings on Seminole Wellness Horse Feed

Take advantage of spring savings on Seminole Wellness Horse Feed! Save $3 OFF per BAG on all Seminole Wellness Horse Feeds through April 2019! Seminole Wellness is a complete line of veterinarian-approved, low-starch premium horse feeds designed to meet the needs of ...

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Save $2 on Triple Crown Horse Feeds

Shop North Fulton Feed in January and save $2 on Triple Crown Horse Feeds. Savings include $2/off any bag of Triple Crown Horse Feed. Valid through January 31, 2019. From the easy keeper to the hard keeper, Triple Crown has a feed to ...

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Cold Weather Tips for Pet Owners

Below Normal Temperatures The freezing weather creates some unique problems for pet owners, especially in Georgia where we are not used to such cold temperatures. We may not be aware of the special needs of our pets since our winters ...

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Renew Your GATE (Georgia Agricultural Tax Exemption) Card

The Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE) is a program created through legislation, which offers qualified agriculture producers a sales tax exemption on agricultural equipment and production inputs. Qualified farmers and agricultural producers can apply to receive a certificate showing that they ...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

Tips for enhancing animals' lives and our own. That's right, pets can have New Year's Resolutions too. With the New Year here, it’s time to take stock and make improvements in our lives and our pets lives.  Here are ...

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Tips For A Dog Safe Christmas Tree

Dogs can be incredibly curious about anything new in their environment, and this includes your holiday tree. The challenge is to anticipate your dog's need to investigate before he gets into trouble.  Nothing can ruin the holidays quicker than a ...

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Traveling with Your Pet This Holiday Season

Take care to buckle up your pets when in the car. Follow these tips while traveling with your pet this holiday season. Traveling with a pet usually involves more than putting the animal in a car and driving off, especially ...

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Halloween Safety Pet Guide

Halloween is a fun day for families, but it can be a stressful or even dangerous day for pets. In order to make it an enjoyable and safe experience for pets, here are a few tips to keep in mind. ...

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Purina Strategy Horse Feeds Product Updates

New Purina Strategy Horse Feeds Product Updates Customers that use Purina Strategy Professional Formula GX and Purina Strategy Healthy Edge horse feeds will see a new look this June with the inclusion of Purina Outlast Gastric Support ingredients.  Purina Outlast ...

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Sportsmen’s Day is August 26, 2017

Attention Deer Hunters in Georgia Welcome to the Premier 2017 Georgia Deer Hunting Event of the Season! Gear up for the 2017 deer hunting season with the latest products at special once-a-year prices and have a good time will fellow hunters by atten ...

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