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Tranquil, bucolic

Field of green

Cow and calf

At dinnertime

In a peaceful

Rural scene

–Image, Craig Roberts–


Could EU-US Trade Deal Collapse over Cloning?

Animal cloning and food products derived from cloned animals could be the stumbling block for agreement in the EU-US Trans-Atlantic Trade Agreement.

In September this year, the European parliament beefed up the regulations over animal cloning. 868 more words


Rehabbing a Cow

So we started the summer with five Holstein steer calves that I needed to bucket feed for the first month of their lives. Everything was going great, they were at my brother in law’s house on pasture getting only grass and having access to a protein bucket. 272 more words


Homestead Life, and Family Time

The cows have been over at my brother and sister in law’s house since early summer. They have been eating pasture that his horses can’t keep eaten down. 269 more words


Country Lesson #3: The heavier object, the further away it'll be

“Every farm needs a rusty old bathtub in the paddock,” said my husband as the rain drizzled down.  “Besides, if you help me move it, you can have the compost bin lid back.” 567 more words

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Utilizing my uncle's manure pack until I have my own

Carbon bedding bonds to nutrients and ammonia in animal wastes preventing pollution of the air or ground. When animals overwinter on bedding, they pack their manure down tight removing air pockets leading to anaerobic decomposition which provides free heat contributing to the animals’ health and comfort. 268 more words


Country Lesson #2: Oops!l

If you read any article, book or website about feeding cows, you’ll read that it’s very important to use a feed trough that’s sturdy enough to prevent the cows knocking it over.  372 more words

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