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"If you can eat one another, I don't see why we may not eat you."

If you’re anything like me, you cringe at an article every time you see the phrase “factory farm”. This reaction was no different when I read… 468 more words

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Considering the animal: Part 2

A while back I shared my alarm at learning how badly animals are treated at factory farms, and vowed to find places I could buy humanely raised meat. 933 more words

Animals

Wildly Misunderstood Buzzwords of Agriculture (part 2)

A while back we shared our definitions and explanations of some of the buzzwords that were floating around out there about agriculture.  It was a big hit with some and a bit of a thorn for others. 597 more words

New development in Australian dairy makes my stomach churn

This is the blog post I hesitated to write. Yes, we need foreign investment, absolutely yes, but an article about a particular Chinese investor’s plans written by Sue Neales makes my stomach churn. 294 more words

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Agriculture Needs To "Pack"...

As I watched these young ladies dominate the team competition at the Broken Bow Invitational Cross Country meet on Saturday morning, I thought of farmers.  A very wise coach has taught these athletes how to “ 753 more words

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Facts About Animals and Factory Farms

  • A “factory farm” is a large-scale industrial operation that houses thousands of animals raised for food—such as chickens, turkeys, cows, and pigs—and treats them with hormones and antibiotics to prevent disease and maximize their growth and food output.
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Preparing For the Fall Run...

The month of August can mostly be described as the calm before the storm at the feed yard. It is during this time that we finish up maintenance projects in preparation for… 463 more words

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