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Selecting Homestead Cattle for Beef and Dairy

Selecting cattle for beef and milk production can be a challenge as in the mid 1900s dual purpose livestock was less valued. Breeds like the Devon and the shorthorn were prized for dual purpose uses but became just Devon (or shorthorn) and milking Devon (or milking shorthorn) due to a call for specialization. 683 more words


101 Reasons. But one of them is wrong.

These days, I’m all about food choices. Well, mainly just the choice¬†between two different types of the same food: breast milk and formula.

That’s right. 581 more words

A Visit to the Finca (Farm)

My friend Cedo has a farm in Cuestra Piedra. She grew up in that area. Her mother in law was one of the first eight families to live there, and she named the town. 1,107 more words


CRV Ambreed and AgResearch develop eczema-tolerant dairy cattle genetics

Collaboration between CRV Ambreed, an artificial breeding company, and AgResearch under the auspices of the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) is helping to reduce the impact of facial eczema in dairy cattle by developing genetics that make cows more tolerant to the disease. 510 more words


An Introduction

Transition, the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.

I believe there comes a time in our lives when we all go through a period of transition. 387 more words

Dairy Farming: Animal Cruelty

This morning was just like any other morning. Kids got up early, ate breakfast, did school work, headed outside for morning chores (milking & feeding calves) & we are now back in the house. 728 more words

Animal Care