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My Top 5 Favorite Seed Companies

My Top 5 Favorite Seed Companies

If you are new to gardening or overwhelmed by all of the seed catalogs out there, I’m here to help you narrow it down to the best seed companies that I have purchased from.  So if you have a mountain of seed catalogs on your kitchen table because you don’t know where to start or […]

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Goat Udder Problems: Injuries and Infection

Goat Udder Problems: Injuries and Infection

A doe’s udder is among her most valuable and vulnerable components. Even if not used for dairying purposes, a healthy udder is necessary to feed kids with nutrient-dense milk and colostrum. A delicate and complex organ, the udder can easily sustain lasting damage that can either destroy or greatly impair milk output. Proper responses to goat udder problems such as injuries and infections are tools every doe owner should have. Correct conformation and […]

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Zoonotic Diseases and Agritourism

Zoonotic Diseases and Agritourism

Episode 42 For The Love Of Goats       Most of us love our goats so much and want to share their awesomeness with the world. Unfortunately, that is not a risk-free proposition because there are some diseases that goats can transmit to humans — even healthy goats! In today’s episode, we are talking […]

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Build a Backup Off-Grid Water System

Build a Backup Off-Grid Water System

Add to Favorites By Robert Sulek – Whether natural or man-made, rips in the fabric of modern civilization can occur with devastating consequences. Disasters seem to be happening more often, in more places, and impacting more and more people. All too often too much water (flood, hurricane, tsunami) is the paramount problem, only to be […]

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The Importance of Animal Husbandry: New Insights

The Importance of Animal Husbandry: New Insights

Add to Favorites Reading Time: 7 minutes Animal husbandry currently focuses on health, reproduction, and security. We have built efficient and hygienic systems, which have been optimized commercially for production. Recent cognitive studies reveal a new dimension that we should be prepared to accommodate if we wish our animals to live healthy, fulfilling lives, and […]

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