Can I Get Sick Raising Chickens?

can I get sick raising chickens

Inquiring minds want to know! There is absolutely no doubt that raising chickens comes with its own set of risks and health issues. In almost all cases, the health risks can be minimized with proper measures and safety practices. But even so… Can I get sick raising chickens? Most health problems that people may experience …

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Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter Puppy

We have a new litter of Gordon Setter puppies! Great temperaments for field or companionship. Home raised, socialized, AKC registered, as age permits will be current on shots and de-worming. I do NOT cut dewclaws. There is scientific evidence to prove that dogs USE their dew claws. ([Source 1] [Source 2])Pictures, pedigrees and references available. …

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Planning to Raise Chickens? Four Things to Consider

If you are planning to raise chickens, consider these four things. More and more people are raising their own chickens these days and the trend continues to increase. Why is that? Well, there are several reasons. Raising your own chickens is a step toward becoming more self-sufficient. You can make an additional income by running …

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Our first lamb – Katahdin Dorper Cross

dorper lamb

Haven’t written a post in what seems like forever, I broke my leg and sitting at the desk is hard! But I’m back on my feet and with a beautiful surprise taBoot! This is what I woke up to this morning. Our first lamb, a Katahdin-Dorper cross… Our ewes are “hair sheep” that means (among …

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Florida lawmaker wants to make farm photos illegal

Along with mountains of oranges, tomatoes, and sugar, Florida’s branch of Big Ag Inc. is a reliable producer of bad news. Whether it’s the fight over proto-slavery conditions for its tomato workers, the push to perfect genetically modified oranges, or the outrage of the crony capitalist “solutions” to the environmental degradations of sugar plantations, it …

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Death of the Honey Bees

This is a reprint of a comprehensive article by Brit Amos. It is a sobering essay on the effects modern technology and biological chemistry is having on our food supply. GMO Crops and the Decline of Bee Colonies in North America Commercial beehives pollinate over a third of [North] America’s crops and that web of …

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Farmers Are Flocking to Manure

pile of cow patties

The closest thing I can find to a directory on getting local manure is CraigsList. I am sure if you look hard enough you can find a location or farmer in your area that will happily supply you with enough manure to use for home organic gardening Then, I ran across this article, Why Farmers …

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