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Shoo Fly, Don't Bother My Cows

Cattle are not a fan of flies. I know this seems like an obvious statement, but it is one that is often understated. Just because it is normal for flies to hang around on cows doesn’t mean they should be ignored. 506 more words

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For the Farm Kids and Farmers

Living on a farm, sometimes your farm family develops certain words and sayings that people who don’t live on a farm have a hard time understanding. 463 more words

Agriculture

ANIMAL SURGERY IS BACK IN Somali ecosystem

Somaliland has approximately 19 Million of livestock (camel, cattle, sheep and goat), and livestock contribute about 60 % GDP of the country. Therefore livestock is main source of income for Somali people. 240 more words

Livestock

Chicken Integration continued....

So it’s been a few weeks since the last update on the new chickens and there is good news and bad news. The good news is Nina has integrated perfectly, is eating a lot and looking very healthy! 382 more words

Chickens

Honeybee Update

Doesn’t it seem like summer just started and now we only have a month left?

We are busy making some last-minute purchases for our bees, and getting ready to plan our fall extraction – which will be our first time extracting! 287 more words

Farming

How to Explain Livestock Showing to Football Fans

How to Explain Livestock Showing to Football Fans

Not very many people probably think that livestock shows and football games are remotely the same. It’s really tough to explain how livestock showing works to someone who has no idea about anything but football. 312 more words

Agriculture