Predator Control: Alternatives to Just Killing Them

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute There are ways to reduce livestock losses that are both better and cheaper than killing coyotes. They include: Livestock Guardians (like my friend Odin here) and good fencing. Hard to believe, but it’s cheaper than killing coyotes. Ending America’s War … Continue reading

Another End of an Era – Ray the Duck

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute The end of an era. Ray, hatched April 1997 – lived till July 31 2014. Ray taught me an incredible amount about resilience and learning – and that you really can teach an old duck new tricks.   He became … Continue reading

coldantlerfarm: An Open Letter To Angry Vegetarians

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes Your lifestyle contributes to the destruction of natural habitats, and that includes the deaths of many animals. Eat in whatever way invokes respect and gratitude in your soul. Be grateful we live in this time of contrived and soon-to-be over … Continue reading

Tovar Cerulli – The hidden costs of vegetarianism

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Tovar Cerulli – The hidden costs of vegetarianism. An excellent essay. Though crops can be grown without manure, such approaches typically require more acreage than do integrated plant-animal systems. Why till more land, and perhaps displace more wildlife habitat, for … Continue reading

REALLY getting tired of : What Happened Next Was Incredible / Amazing / Will Shock You / …

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes A Young Stray Dawdled Into Our House. What Happened Next Was Incredible. | SF Globe. Yes. OF COURSE baby ducks are adorable. I hatched ducklings for 22 years and never got over how wonderful they are. But I’m really starting … Continue reading

The Animal Lover’s Dilemma | fieldquestions

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute   The Animal Lover’s Dilemma | fieldquestions. This is a GREAT post. Anyone who believes they are preventing cruelty to animals by being a vegan needs to read this. ” Here I was in a vegan restaurant, eating what I … Continue reading

Are Rabbits the New Super Meat? – Modern Farmer

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Nice article. The one thing I would disagree with though is: The fact that rabbits require a gentler environment than a factory farm can offer means the market largely relies on family-run operations like his own. “Mother Nature designed them … Continue reading