Is it time to trade in the tractor for a draft team? You be the judge.
For starters, flyways are the main routes followed by migrating birds. Birds tend to gravitate to these flyways because they offer unobstructed corridors of travel with reliable sources of food, water, and shelter. In the United States, there are four flyways: Atlantic. Mississippi. Central. Pacific. The Central Flyway mostly takes birds over the spacious GreatContinue reading “What is the Central Flyway?”
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? —Romans 8:31
It’s still not too late to think about putting away some of your produce for the winter! And if you need a little help figuring out just what to do with it, allow us to recommend a classic from the Rodale folks: Stocking Up. The original edition has seen us through many a kitchen adventure.Continue reading “Stocking Up”
Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, plays a very important role in the metabolism of animals. It is necessary for digestion, and helps converts fats, proteins, and carbohydrates into energy. This metabolic role translates into a number of other important functions. Vitamin B2 is a key part of tissue repair, particularly in the eyes, mouth,Continue reading “Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)”
Why build a round barn? Many people believed that round barns were efficient in a number of ways.
The body condition scoring system for goats varies widely. Both five-point and nine-point scales are in use, but the five-point scale appears to prevail and will be given here. The techniques are pretty straightforward; just remember that hair can be misleading. A hands-on evaluation is always best. Emaciated. Goat obviously weak. All bones prominent; sternumContinue reading “Body Condition Scoring: Goats”
…He goeth better that creepeth in his way than he that moveth out of his way. —Augustine
Since fall migration is picking up, some of you may be looking for ways to attract new birds to your yard. Here’s a friendly book that will give you some ideas.
Vitamin B1, or thiamine, is critical for metabolism because of its role in processing fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.