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
sweetie our jersey
isabelle rescue 2 teat jersey
flower 1/2 dexter 1/2 jersey girl
itty bitty our little yorkie
lots of pigs
chickens and turkey
peanut and woody, guinea hogs
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 misc. chickens, keeping pasture raised pigs in a pig tractor, and minding the homestead in WNY. I only have time to check in occasionally...
ladybelle: I have a question if anyone can help out. I have to adult cows that keep nursing on each other. Can you suggest anything I can do to get them to stop doing it. Thank you
Sept 4, 2013 12:44:59 GMT -5
wyomama: ladybelle, post a thread in the Family Cow section. Weaning rings might work. They make permanent ones.
Sept 4, 2013 14:49:55 GMT -5
AJ & Denise: anyone there to chat we need a little advice
Sept 9, 2013 15:30:51 GMT -5
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