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Is All Soap Antibacterial?
July 16, 2019 . · Uncategorized

We are so often cautioned to wash our hands, with soap, for at least 30 seconds in order to have clean hands and get rid of the bacteria. What happens to the bacteria that were on our hands? Is all soap antibacterial? Read More

Ballast: The Tractor Tire Fluids Rundown
July 16, 2019 . · Uncategorized

Since the day tractor manufacturers moved from steel wheel traction to tire on wheel configurations, farmers have added tractor tire fluids to their equipment to add traction weight, counterbalance and … Read More

Goat Journal July/August 2019
June 28, 2019 . · Uncategorized

The July/August 2019 issue of Goat Journal is now available! Subscribe for valuable stories on Johne’s disease, determining goat age, what to do with all those kids, and more! The … Read More

Why Do Goats Faint?
July 16, 2019 . · Uncategorized

Have you ever walked up to a herd of goats and wondered, “Why do goats faint?” Maybe a few of the goats dropped over with stiff legs! You may have … Read More

Backyard Poultry August/September 2019
July 10, 2019 . · Uncategorized

Backyard Poultry August/September 2019 • 14/4 is NOW AVAILABLE! Subscribe for stories on Coolest Coops, making a chicken swing, using the deep litter method, and the APA flock inspection program. Read More

A Hard Lesson Learned in Caring For Baby Chicks
July 15, 2019 . · Uncategorized

We learned a painful lesson in caring for baby chicks, and I’m hesitant to tell this, because I know some will condemn me. They’ll call me irresponsible, a bad parent. The … Read More

How Do I Get Rid of Yellow Jackets in My Beehive?
July 16, 2019 . · Uncategorized

Jacinta Mattsen Hartwig writes: I had yellow jackets move into my new hive, how do I get rid of them and reuse my hive. There were no bees in it … Read More