Chicken feathers come in an astonishing range of colors and patterns, which help to make each breed recognizable. (An excerpt from “The Illustrated Guide to Chickens”)
For some tasks, such as heavy mowing or plowing, full throttle is necessary, but for many others, less throttle saves fuel and also creates less noise.
Katydids have numerous calls of different lengths, and robotics researchers have even used the insects to send messages into the environment.
Stress takes a high toll on farmers at all levels. We tend to our crops, animals, family and land. But we need to care for our own mental health as well.