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Why are barns red?

We have all seen red barns speckling the farming landscape and I'm sure, that we have all wondered why barns are painted red.


There are several theories as to why barns are painted...

Heat Stress in Horses

Summer hot weather is here, and often with it hot and often humid weather which can cause horses to become overheated. Horses produce large amounts of heat through digestion of their food and activity during exercise. If the air is cooler than the horse’s body temperature, then blood is directed to the skin where the horse rids itself of the excessive heat...

Outbreak Alert – Various States

August 06, 2018
Equine Infectious Anemia
Lamar County, GA
Confirmed case(s): Official Quarantine
Source: Georgia Department of Agriculture
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in 3 horses in Lamar County. The positive horses were identified through surveillance for an EIA...