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The Fatty Acid Profile of the Beef!

For anyone that’s interested, here is the complete report of testing done on a roast sent to Maxxam Analytics (food tester) for testing.

If anyone would like to compare this to any other results that they are aware of or make comments, it would be welcome. 197 more words


Rural Drinking Water Challenges

When you live in the city it’s easy to ignore the complications of getting good drinking water. All you have to do is turn on the tap and the treated water comes flowing out. 1,279 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0

Cleaner Shrimp Dies Overnight

So I stopped by my LFS yesterday, and picked up two new additions.  A beautiful hammer coral and a small cleaner shrimp.  I got home, I drip acclimated both together (no copper used), for about 30 minutes.   139 more words


Chicken Crazy

Alright, I have a confession to make. I’m going to be honest with you all and set the record straight.

I am a full time, passionate, crazy chicken lady. 753 more words


I should be in Haiti right now, but I'm in chilly NJ!

I bet if I looked back at all my blog posts, a high percentage would start out with some variation of “sorry it has taken me so long to write…” :) 515 more words


Banding Goats

There are many reasons why a young goat should be castrated.

1: Hormones can make bucks dangerous. They aren’t typically the most friendly of farm animals. 231 more words


Are My Goats Bred?

One question I get asked is how do I know if my goats are bred?  Goat breeding season, for seasonal breeders, is coming to a close as kidding season starts.   846 more words

Goat Breeding