Thirteen Strategies for Financial Independence Through Self-Sufficiency

...Raise Productive Animals During my childhood, my family raised a goat, dozens of chickens, a number of rabbits, and a few pigs. All of them were used to provide food for our family ? the meat, the eggs from the chickens, and even the milk from the...

Animals entering political ads

...what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and...Let's make 'em squeal," a command the pigs are heard to obey promptly.Rival Bruce...figured chicks could handle his rival's pigs."When Joni Ernst had a chance to do...

The Way We Were: Older Memories

...greenskeeper (I think) would call mother and they would capture the pig and take him home. He suggested that if we had two pigs, they would stay home. Mom and Dad had tickets to the Masters and we would go and get to talk with the golfers and get their...

Virus killing million of pigs

...seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about...weeks old. The farm produces about 150,000 pigs each year.Estimates of how many pigs have died in the past year vary, ranging from...

Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

...digestive system makes them produce considerably more methane than pigs, chickens or turkeys do, Eshel said. Because they are bigger...greenhouse warming than burning a gallon of gasoline."Even though pigs have the reputation for being dirty, the data shows that they...

Drug could be pneumonia therapy

...was published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The peptide was tested in mice and in pigs and now in a small clinical trial in Vienna. The patients who got the peptide had less fluid and had fewer days on the ventilator...

When Pigs Surf

In this GoPro spot, a Hawaiian man introduces the world to his surfing pig... to the tune of 1.5 million views in four days. Because it's Hawaii.

Potbellied pigs make easy-to-train pets

Audio Slideshow: Watch potbellied pigs Williford and Tiller in action. Thomson...it's their two Vietnamese potbellied pigs, Williford and Tiller, who are known...the 7-year-old black-and-white pigs, who mainly eat Manno Pro potbellied pig...

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Gene therapy yields bigger pigs

WASHINGTON -- Here come the super pigs. Medical researchers using gene therapy...technique, which stimulates production of the pigs' growth hormones, would be a boon for...production over the past two decades have pigs maturing only 10 percent faster than they...

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'G-Force' likely to put guinea pigs atop pet list

...activists say it will be real life guinea pigs who need rescuing. Some guinea pig rescue...say no when their children beg for guinea pigs, because the animals are too fragile for...choice after "Along Came Polly" and guinea pigs were in demand after "Bedtime Stories...

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