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Info on how to help stop the badger culls

Updated briefing note for 2016

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Badger Cull 2016 (Gloucestershire) Briefing, Parts 1, 2 & 3

This is a working document which is updated regularly. 9,506 more words

Hunting

Australia to cull 6,000 Brumbies

Australia is to cull 6,000 wild horses known as Brumbies. Animals will be shot, trapped or subjected to fertility control measures.

Australian authorities have said that the Brumbies are an invasive species and threaten indigenous wildlife plants and insects, including Small native mammals, reptiles and amphibians are potentially affected by the habitat impacts. 126 more words

News

Farming is hard sometimes

We currently have a lot of roosters. We had 3 adults, and I’m not yet sure how many up-and-comers from this year’s hatches.  I really wasn’t noticing the crowing, until last week my neighbor said something – he mentioned that the roosters were getting a bit annoying.  577 more words

Chickens

It’s High Time Pigeons Learnt Some Bloody Manners

Dick Dastardley was right, pigeons really are the scourge of mankind. Had Dick lived to the present day (and not died of syphilis in 1978 after an ill-advised tryst with Wacky Races harlot, Penelope Pittstop) he would have found a more sympathetic public ear for his pigeon-loathing views. 768 more words

Humour

Books, Books and More Books

Thanks for following this series of mine on book storage and inspiring spaces to read.

Now that I’ve finished showing you what we do with all the… 865 more words

Organising

Planned Parenthood on the Farm

Plan all you like, homestead life is a daily prioritization of what absolutely needs to be accomplished today. The farm doesn’t care about your plans. She has her own agenda, and takes Hera’s pleasure in tormenting us. 1,570 more words

Homesteading

Over 10,000 rabbits killed in New Zealand’s Great Easter Bunny Hunt

The bunny rabbit may be an adorable symbol of Easter for many around the world, but in areas of New Zealand the rabbit is public enemy number one. 185 more words

World