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Prevent Falls this Fall

 

What do you think of my friends? Gizmo, Charlie, Hannah and Godiva, graze and guard our pasture. Chances are, if something is happening at the ranch, they are in the middle of it. They play with their big red ball, chase the sheep, and they are very vocal when we they think they aren't getting enough attention. Those little donkeys get away with a lot because they are so darn cute!
 
Ground squirrel holes can literally be a pain or much worse for equines. When we choose to have animals in our lives, it is our great responsibility to make sure they are healthy and safe. That includes regular vet visits, worming, checking their fencing and preventing injuries. The last thing we want is for one of our horses or little donkeys to get hurt.
 
Fall is officially here! Out here in Northern California, the fall colors are not as brilliant as they are east of us. Actually, where we live, if the area isn't irrigated, it's pretty much just dry golden hills. Without the high grass, that also means it's the perfect time to see ground squirrel holes in the pastures.
 
So while you are enjoying this lovely fall weather, remember to get out there and check your fences before the rains come and mark those ground squirrel holes. Call Burrow Blocker to get those holes filled or purchase your own machine and do it yourself.

 
 


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