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Playing With the Boys

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If you are breeding animals with live cover (as opposed to artificial insemination), you need to know how to deal with the boys. Consider that the average stallion in most riding breeds weighs 1,200 pounds and a mature bull often … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom

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Life is a little crazy around here at the moment, made worse by a whomping thunderstorm that took out our power, DSL and internet. The latter two stayed out for three days. Could have been worse – places farther down … Continue reading

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Methane and Cows

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I don’t know whether to laugh, cry or scream. Some scientists looking at ways to reduce global warming have decided to target the burps and farts of cattle. You heard me. The plan is to breed cows that produce fewer … Continue reading

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