Post by pameladragon on Apr 17, 2012 9:27:37 GMT -5
This is totally outrageous and I see the familiar footprints of the Animal Rights folks all over it. They will continue to attack us on many fronts and use government agencies to do their dirty work for them. The farmers in Michigan need to rise up and demand that this overstepping of power by DNR be stopped at once!
With husband, Bill, we raise: AMJC and AMJA&R reg. cattle Davenport and Babson/*Turfa desert bred Arabian sport horses and breeding stock Dorper/Khatadin sheep Large Black pigs Mute swans and assorted hens 10 cats in charge of everything
i too am heart broke. my little woody an american guinea heritage pig would be killed. NO WAIT i think america did this already to the indians. my guinea hog is an original american hog. he was here before the whites came. he was with the indians. he was here first. they have now raided and killed pigs. forcing growers to kill their own stock. i am sick
the learn as you go silk purse farm my dh papa john isabelle, hazel our rescue jerseys ginger our lamancha and betty boop boer, itty bitty our little big dog our dexter girls 120 laying hens sweet pea and sweet tater and sweet jellybean our sows minnie pearl our gilt peanut the mini guinea woody american guinea hog little bear jersey/dexter heifer
This story just played on the news on my radio in NY 10 minutes ago. It's amazing to me how long it takes from when this stuff starts to happen until it hits media. (Although maybe it's been other places I haven't seen?)
Janice, wife to carpenter John. Loving our kids, building our home, milking Irish Dexters, raising White Chantecler and Banty Ameraucana chickens, keeping pasture raised pigs in a pig tractor, and minding the homestead in WNY. Taking a break from the internet, but I should still get PM's as I'll check my email occasionally. pureandsimplelife.wordpress.com
dunderi: twas freezing here this morning for milking. bring on winter!!! :-)
May 28, 2013 16:52:16 GMT -5
Tamara: That is another reason I milk in the evening - so cold in the morning!
May 28, 2013 22:32:31 GMT -5
dunderi: lol its been pouring rain around evening feed time here! which is great, becauese i need grass, but also a pain because the place i milk gets all muddy and poopy :/
May 29, 2013 17:11:23 GMT -5
dunderi: besides i LOVE the cold :-)
May 29, 2013 17:11:49 GMT -5
mikentexas: I have a jersey holstein cross bull calf that has a lump on his left side about the size of a small plastic football,when you push on it ,it sounds likewater sloshing,has anyone ever seen this before?
May 31, 2013 22:41:46 GMT -5
fairfarmhand: Could it be the rumen? Sometimes if they are switched to pasture their rumen swells up and it sounds sloshy like water.
Jun 1, 2013 8:53:20 GMT -5
fairfarmhand: I have an AVATAR now!
Jun 1, 2013 8:53:39 GMT -5
mikentexas: could be the rumen,he is 4 weeks old or there about,and he refuses a bottle and eats only hay an nibbles at calf starter,will that hurt him? or will it eventually go down and be ok?any idea?
Jun 1, 2013 22:04:40 GMT -5
hadassah: I have a three week old calf that has been eating grass since she was a few days old. She may not grow as big as the others but she is alive and well!
Jun 5, 2013 22:46:08 GMT -5
Tricia : Soap makers? I mixed up the lye and water yesterday afternoon and didn't make soap. Can I still use it? or is it now a weak drain cleaner?
Jun 7, 2013 9:13:13 GMT -5
jerseylovinliz: It's such a delicate process when all is right I'd be scared to try it if I needed good soap. I might if I needed more bars for laundry detergent & it didn't matter so much.
Jun 7, 2013 12:36:21 GMT -5
jerseylovinliz: Scientifically speaking I don't have a clue.
Jun 7, 2013 12:37:24 GMT -5
mollymoo: The thing that makes lye "go bad" is absorbing CO2 from the air (it turns to sodium carbonate and which is less basic) - I'd think that after less than 24 hours, your lye would still make a good soap.
Jun 7, 2013 14:11:56 GMT -5
sherrye: you can still use it. i do mine the night before. then heat to temp i want. never a problem for me.
Jun 7, 2013 16:32:14 GMT -5
Tricia : Well..... I think I will try it with no essential oil. If it is a failure it's less wasted $ for the oils. If it's good I can shred it tomorrow, melt it and add oils. Phew.... Now do I really want to do this at 9pm? Sure! Thanks SO MUCH!
Jun 7, 2013 19:43:43 GMT -5
jerseylovinliz: So? Did it work? What happened?
Jun 8, 2013 22:55:28 GMT -5
Tricia : Well no as I crap happened here and ONCE again it didn't get made. Jeepers I know not to make soap in June.
Jun 9, 2013 18:25:54 GMT -5
Lisa in N.C.: No edema, one scoop grain this am. Some average mix hay and she has tons of clover in pasture. They cans see Sookie. Thanks
Jun 10, 2013 13:48:12 GMT -5
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