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UK sets new antibiotics target for livestock and fish

UK has backed the recommendation of an independent review calling for a further cut in antibiotic use in livestock and fish farmed for food to help combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR). 244 more words


Highs and Lows of the 2016 Summer on the Farm

Keeping this blog up to date has been a real challenge with the combination of busy days and having no internet access on the farm as of yet. 584 more words

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Pig Updates

So last week I put up the post “I Have a Pig” to discuss my swine production class a bit. And so far it’s been going great. 230 more words


Emergency Preparedness : Disaster Planning for Your Livestock

Transporting livestock animals to safety when disaster strikes can be difficult. Disaster preparedness is important for all animals, but it is particularly important for livestock because of the animals’ size and the requirements needed to shelter and transport them. 696 more words


Bridging the knowledge and skills gaps: lessons from LIVES capacity development approaches

by Mamusha Lemma  

Throughout its activities in Ethiopia, the Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project has used participatory processes to design capacity development interventions that assess the knowledge and skills gaps in value chain actors and service providers. 938 more words


Cooped up part deux 

Well, had to make some changes to the design because having the door on one side just wasn’t going to be stable enough. The roof kept pushing the walls outward. 287 more words