Archive for October, 2013

A Dairy Goat Homestead: Our First Breeding Season, Part 1 – Mother Earth News

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

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A Dairy Goat Homestead: Our First Breeding Season, Part 1
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goats After purchasing dairy goats, I gave very little thought to breeding season. A dairy goat needs to be bred every year in order to keep producing milk, and I assumed that was a somewhat simple process. Girl goat meets boy goat, girl goat likes boy

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Viewing Elk: Wapiti – Mother Earth News

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

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Viewing Elk: Wapiti
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elk Many of my topics are related to living in the mountains of S. Colorado where we have resided year around for the past 16 years. This article is about one of the added benefits that we enjoy here in the Sangre de Christo Mountains. Our mountain

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‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’ has prefect harmony

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

It has the look of a hipster fever dream, with its banjo playing, bushy beards, copious body art and chicken homesteading. But this Belgian drama is the real deal, an alternately wrenching and ecstatic viewing experience, adapted from a play by …

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Tom Ridge Torpedoes Tea Party at Log Cabin Dinner – EDGE Boston

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Tom Ridge Torpedoes Tea Party at Log Cabin Dinner
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Tom Ridge lit into the modern-day Republican Party in a fiery speech Wednesday night that called for the GOP to embrace inclusion or face indefinite defeat. Speaking to Log Cabin Republicans at the organization's annual Spirit of Lincoln Dinner, the

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Viewing Elk: Wapiti

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

While it is true that we have several feet of snow each … smell of fall in the air it is also time for the rut with our elk population. Many visitors drive long distances to come to Rocky Mountain National Park or other areas of Colorado …

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How Livestock Guard Dogs Work: the Question of Genetic Behaviors

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

In a previous post, “What is a Livestock Guard Dog … some with more wolf-like appearance and behaviors and others with extremely puppy-like appearance and behaviors. One aspect of canine evolution that can be manipulated through selection …

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A Dairy Goat Homestead: Our First Breeding Season, Part 1

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Usually, breeding season begins in late summer and lasts until early … Two hours later, Cupcake was loaded in the backseat of my truck and on her way to see her buck-friend. When I unloaded her, I awkwardly described all the reasons I thought Cupcake …

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Protecting Beehives From Winter Wildlife

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Betty is a beekeeper living in Middle Tennessee who promotes chemical-free and sustainable beekeeping. You can find her online at PersimmonRidgeHoneyFarm.com and on Facebook.

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Log Cabin Democrat Posts First Same-Sex Marriage Announcement … – KATV.com – KATV

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Log Cabin Democrat Posts First Same-Sex Marriage Announcement – KATV.com
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The Log Cabin Democrat newspaper in Conway posted the paper's first same sex marriage announcement on Sunday. Cira Abiseid and Cyrilla Owle had a wedding in their home in Conway on Oct. 19. They told Channel 7 News they were excited to be the 

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Log Cabin Democrat Posts First Same-Sex Marriage Announcement – KATV

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Log Cabin Democrat Posts First Same-Sex Marriage Announcement
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states that currently bans gay marriage. The Log Cabin Democrat told Channel 7 News they don't have a specific policy for wedding announcements for the paper, but that they don't expect a flood of announcements of marriages of the same sex to flood in.

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