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On-Farm Goat Auction/Sale (many are young does)

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Thursday May 27, 2010   -   By Alan and Susan

We will have an on-farm goat auction/sale on May 29th from 8:00-10:00am.  We need to decrease our Nubian/Boer mix herd so we can increase our Saanen herd.  We are an Animal Welfare Approved farm and our goats are on a rotational...

Saturated Fat and Heart Disease - No Link a New St...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday February 25, 2010   -   By David

A new analysis which used the results of 21 previous studies,found no evidence between people's risk of heart disease and their intake of saturated fat.  This is the fat found found mainly in animal fats and dairy. The press and medical experts have...

First hand account of Pat and Melissa's hearing - ...

Blog: IICFA   -   Thursday November 05, 2009   -   By GrannySue

This is - bar none - the best place for first hand information on these hearings, and also for THOROUGHLY researched and documented information related to ag, vaccinations, etc etc. http://ppjg.wordpress.com/2009/10/31/notes-from-wisconsin-something-funny-ha...

NAIS Related Civil Forfeiture Case in Wisconsin

Blog: IICFA   -   Tuesday July 14, 2009   -   By GrannySue

 Case Law decision to be set on the National Animal Identification System in  Michigan.   The Miller case Matters  What you must do To...

What about the pigs?

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday June 08, 2009   -   By Megan

I've had a lot of questions recently about why we have a sister farm raising our pigs. Well, there are a lot of reasons, the most important one being it is better for them to be raised within a reasonable distance of a USDA slaughter facility. If we raised the...

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Illinois Senator Introduces a Resolution against N...

Blog: IICFA   -   Thursday March 05, 2009   -   By GrannySue

SR0127 was introduced into the Illinois Senate this morning by Senator Luechtefeld. In order to be passed, we will need support from everyone we can find. Please take a moment to contact the following legislators and let them know you support SR0127...

Omnibus bill - Emergency Action Needed Against NAI...

Blog: IICFA   -   Friday February 27, 2009   -   By GrannySue

Every Thursday for the past 6 Months, Government Officials have raided homes and businesses. Sometimes at Gunpoint, sometimes with a Warrant, and sometimes with nothing more then the burly bodies that intimidate those about to be oppressed. ...

IICFA on Derry Brownfield: USDA/DHS closed door tr...

Blog: IICFA   -   Sunday February 22, 2009   -   By GrannySue

Sharon and I were on the Derry Brownfield show on Friday morning (Feb 20), talking about the closed USDA/DHS training meeting and some of the new bills in our federal Congress. http://www.derrybrownfield.com/tracks/022009.mp3 Please take a few...

USDA and DHS - No Producers or Consumers Invited, ...

Blog: IICFA   -   Thursday February 12, 2009   -   By GrannySue

Many of you are already aware of the NAIS program, however, this issue addresses both that, and the USDA's decision to hold a planning session for emergency livestock disease control - without benefit of owner/producer involvement of any sort. ...

NAIS and your right to Farm

Blog: AML Appaloosas   -   Monday February 09, 2009   -   By Anna

Animal owners, consumers and taxpayers: NAIS ALERT! Protect your right to farm and the food supply! The USDA has proposed a rule to mandate premises registration under the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) for existing disease control...

Do We Need to Raise Meat Animals?

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Tuesday December 23, 2008   -   By Walter

The December 23rd Seattle PI had a picture of a Zimbabwean farmer who was living on a "meager diet of vegetables, wild fruit and insects." This farmer's plight was the result of Mugabe's dictatorship and seven years of hunger. The photo got me...

Alpaca's named to World's 25 Weirdest Animals

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Thursday November 20, 2008   -   By Shelley

A friend of the family sent us an email this morning saying she stumbled across a list of the world's 25 Weirdest Animals and she thought of us when Alpacas claimed the 15 spot on the list.     Nothing odd to us! Be sure to check out the rest of...

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