Photo by Audrey Pavia This hen has been exhibiting a very weird behavior. Iâ€™ve had my flock of bantams for several years now, and I spend a lot of time watching them. So at this point, itâ€™s hard for them to come up with a behavior I havenâ€™t seen before. Yet, that is what happened […]
If you thought your livestock friend was sick, would you know how to assess his vital signs? It’s easy, but it varies somewhat from species to speciesâ€”and you should practice before you need to know how.
Photo by Audrey Pavia Red will be going to a new home soon. Last night was a hard night. I finally made a decision I had been struggling with for months: It was time to give up my quarter horse, Red. Red came to us about four years ago, when his owners, Kim and Mike, […]
Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock In attempts to grow foods locally, some urban farmers have violated local laws. While aphids are raiding gardens for a taste of the tomatoes, city officials are conducting raids of their own, handing out fines to urban farmers for breaking the law. Yep, growing tomatoesâ€”or any food cropsâ€”is illegal in some municipalities. Certain […]