• People Ask for Tougher Laws Against Animal Poaching

    Cats A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. All the better for them to eavesdrop on your conversations and plot your demise. Elephants Elephants can smell water up to 3 miles away. They are also one of the three mammals that undergo menopause the other two being humpback whales and human females. Beavers Because […]

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  • Hello world!

    Welcome to Demo Import Data Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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  • Blue Mosque

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  • Adult male elk and his herd grand tetons

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  • Cathedral of Christ – The saviour and patriarshy bridge in the eve

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  • Borneo orangutan

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  • Traditional hand weaving in the andes mountains Peru

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  • Bear on Alska

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  • GIVEAWAY: Manna Pro Poultry Conditioner [CLOSED]

    The winner is! Commenter #11! Stacy! This winner was chosen randomly by random.org. Thanks for everyone for participating. For more giveaways, keep checking out this site. Thanks to Manna Pro LLC who sent these boxes to us to share with y’all. Be sure to check out the company at their website: http://www.mannapro.com/ I had an […]

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  • GIVEAWAY: Manna Pro Poultry Conditioner — Winner Announced!

    Thanks to Manna Pro LLC who sent these boxes to us to share with y’all. Be sure to check out the company at their website: http://www.mannapro.com/ I had an exchange of emails with the Assistant Brand Manager and she informed me that they will be adding several all-natural products to their poultry line that should […]

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  • Deciphering the marketing labels on chicken meat

    It seems like more and more labels are being used on food these days and are leaving consumers with only a vague sense of the meanings. Natural? Does anyone really know what “natural” means anymore? (Not synthetic food from a test tube???) Does “Organic” and “Free range” mean what it used to mean? And some […]

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  • WINNER: 3pk Avian Aqua Miser

    Oh wow, we had some great entries! Thanks everyone for commenting and sharing. Wish I could award each one of you with one of these great poultry waterers! Sorry, this announcement post is rather overdue. We had some visitors at the Urban Homestead and some other projects that needed to be accomplished. Also, our eldest […]

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  • WINNER: Natural Poultry Feed Supplement

    The winner’s number was chosen by random.org. Wish I could give each and everyone one of you a prize to thank you for visiting and sharing! I seriously have a guilt problem when it comes to giveaways….

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  • Bee Die-Off Case Not Closed

    Well, well, well. A follow up to the New York Times much emailed announcement that the bee die-off attributed to CCD has been solved proved that the grand news wasn’t all it cracked up to be. It’s a story of deception, greed, profit, and good-old-American “buy off the scientists!” For more: http://www.grist.org/article/food-2010-10-14-the-new-york-times-gets-it-wrong-on-bees

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  • GIVEAWAY: Manna Pro Goat Treats!

    Most giveaways has been for our feathered pals. But we haven’t forgotten the other animals! And what better giveaway is there for our goatie-goats than treats? Yes… if you are a goat owner, it’s almost guaranteed that you have some sort of treats stashed away for your caprine friends. How many of you are are […]

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  • Problems with Finding Good Help

    A post in our message boards reminded me of one of the major problems that comes with raising poultry and livestock in the city. I once had a duck with an injured leg that wasn’t getting better and I wanted to make sure it wasn’t fractured so I set about calling vets for an examination […]

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  • Win Solar Powered Watering Trough from Mother Earth News Sweepstakes

    Save time and money with no costly electrical or fuel bills with this freeze-free water trough that is powered by the sun. * Guaranteed not to freeze or rust, even if livestock don’t drink from them * Guaranteed to keep water from freezing down to -20° F during winter conditi ons (with wind chill factor […]

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  • Win a Chicken Coop from Mother Earth News Sweepstakes

    All-in-One Coop and Run! Valued up to $2,195! * Houses up to 6 Chickens * 3 nest boxes * 9″ x 12″ Chicken Door—with latches to hold it open and latch it shut, chicken ramp included * Fixed window allows in plenty of light * 24″ x 32″ hinged door with latch allows easy access […]

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  • GIVEAWAY: Manna Pro Poultry Conditioner

    In the Urban Homestead’s animal pen, copious amounts of  feathers are blowing about and making the entire place look untidy.   Some of the moulting hens seem quite embarrassed about the whole situation.  Sairey, our Ameraucana Hen is practically naked and looks even more confused these days than her usual dense self while Estella, our Black Speckled […]

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  • Chicken: The Hidden Truth

    Saving Animals Canada has just released a new video entitled Chicken: The Hidden Truth. The short video, which runs just under 10 minutes long, includes interviews with a local Vancouver activist who rescued a broiler chicken, as well as other Vancouver-area activists. The story of Belinda, the rescued chicken, is woven together with information about […]

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