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Beef Cattle Tips- January

January is the middle of the fall breeding season. Check bulls to be sure they are maintaining body condition and are still sound (feet, legs, eyes, and etc).   73 more words

Beef Cattle

A Walk in the Park

October 14, 2015

Recently, we built a new enclosure for our laying hens. These pens are often called chicken parks. I want my hens to have outside room to roam but I want to keep them safe as well. 356 more words

Sugarhouse

News Ireland daily BLOG by Donie

Friday 24th July 2015

Enda Kenny aims to reduce taxes to encourage the return of Irish emigrants

Taoiseach greeted by anti-water charge protesters at MacGill summer school… 2,027 more words
Science

The Fabulous Farne Islands

Last  week I fulfilled a lifetime goal and visited the Farne Islands during the sea bird breeding season. Given how close these islands are to home it’s inexcusable really that I had never been before but now that I have, it is likely to be a trip that is regularly repeated. 387 more words

Thoroughbred growth rates: Ready to Race?

In the racing industry, horses are backed and trained very young to begin their racing career. There are several influencing reasons for this. However, the main one is money driven. 728 more words

Equine

Male Hooded Warbler singing from a branch

A striking small bird, 3″, of eastern hardwood forests, the Hooded Warbler prefers forests with some shrub understory. They are not easy to find here in Arkansas. 29 more words

Wild Birds

Less Than Two Weeks

Our Oberhasli have less than two weeks left.   It is still freezing here with 2-3 feet of snow all over the yard.  I’m currently crocheting kid sweaters just in case I need them. 97 more words

Homesteading