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Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Still Under $50 for 10 People

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04. 548 more words



We’ve had a terrible time getting cows bred since we moved to our new place 4 years ago. We had a hard time before but that was because we were AIing and had to watch closely for heat. 241 more words

Livestock Health

Dr. Max Gomez: Experts Question Use Of Antibiotics In Livestock

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — We have been told that the overuse of antibiotic is leading to drug resistant super-bugs, but the vast majority of antibiotics produced in the United States are not given to humans, but to the livestock that we eat. 333 more words



Originally posted at www.watchusgrow.org

There they were. Hundreds of them, in roomy pens, air moving freely. They milled, they chewed, the lay down and took rests. 840 more words


Small-scale farms mixing livestock and crops are the way to feed the world—Kenya newspaper

Small-scale farms mixing crops and livestock, such as this one in India, will feed a growing world population (photo credit: CCAFS/Vishwanathan).

An article published this week (18 Nov 2014) in the online edition of Kenya’s… 142 more words


32 Days

The rabbit breeding went without a hitch today, much to my surprise considering how flighty this doe can be. It took the buck a few minutes to figure out what he was supposed to be doing, but he got the idea in the end, and it was pretty much by the book after that. 88 more words


Responsibility Doesn't End at the Gate

This past weekend was the most important, special, wonderful, fantastic time of the year–the opening of deer season. Because of this, I am late in getting this blog post done. 372 more words