Insights

Read the latest articles from the experts at Stockdale’s and the Tennessee Farmers Cooperative.

Care of Newborn Lambs

Nearly 20 percent of lambs die before weaning. Eighty percent of those losses occur during the first 10 days. Good baby lamb care can significantly increase the number of lambs raised by ewes in the flock. A realistic goal would…

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When Ice Comes, Look Away

Heavy ice and snow storms can quickly damage trees and shrubs. However, an over-zealous homeowner can do more damage by trying to free a branch bowed over by ice or snow. When the ice and snow come, the best advice…

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Let Them Have Their Cake

What are “suet cakes?” This product has been around for many generations, but only in the form of a cake for less than 20 years. Suet cakes are made from rendered beef fat combined with different seeds, fruits, and other…

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Help Pets Weather The Winter

Winter can be tough on pets, especially older pets. Help your pets avoid the stress of cold temperatures by making a visit to your local Stockdale’s. A heated pet bowl from Stockdale’s will keep the ice away so your pet…

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Countdown to Christmas: Stockdale’s Style

As the countdown to Christmas begins, your local Stockdale’s has all your holiday shopping needs covered! Day #1: December 13 Lone Wolf Trailers Every farm could use a new trailer this Christmas! This is a standard tube rail utility trailer…

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Match Feed, Feeder to Your Favorite Bird

Winter is when most of us think about feeding wild birds. It just stands to reason that less vegetation and the lack of insects mean less stuff for our feathered friends to eat. Although many experts say it’s important to…

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Maintain Fuel Tanks for Cold Weather Performance

Before cold weather strikes, take steps to ensure problem-free engine performance and protect your valuable diesel equipment. With proper tank maintenance and fuel handling, you can avoid most common cold-weather problems. In frigid conditions, ice formation in fuels containing water…

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Time to Dig and Divide

While the weather is not to cold and the soil not too hard, this is the ideal month to dig up your perennials, separate the roots, and replant them. The ideal time to divide them is in the spring or…

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November Gardening Checklist

November. It is now cold, windy, and rainy and gardening is done for another year. Or is it? Here is a checklist of things that could be done this month in your garden or yard: 1. Plant bulbs. As long…

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Vaccine Safety

At Stockdale’s, we do everything we can do to protect and maintain the quality of our vaccines. For years, we have used Polar Paks to keep vaccines cold while transporting them from one of our warehouses to your local Stockdale’s.…

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Tubs Provide Advantages

In recent years, lick tubs have become an increasingly popular method for beef producers to supplement their herds. The convenience of a concentrated, self-fed source of nutrition is very attractive, but the wide variety of products and prices can be…

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