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Clever Tunnel System Makes Chickens Do The Gardening…

Bruce Morgan, a farmer from Australia, has figured out a great way to get his chickens involved in gardening around the house using a series of wire tunnels. Bruce, an Australian permaculturist, designed an intricate system of what he calls “chook tunnels,” chook being the Australian nickname for the chicken. These tunnels funnel his hens […]

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New Zealand Now Recognizes ALL Animals As Sentient Beings!

New Zealand has just set a great example to the world by recognizing what animal lovers have known forever- that our furry friends are as sentient as we are, and (obviously, dur) they have feelings just like we do. It’s a theme we have covered time and again, but this landmark ruling by NZ is the first time this shift in […]

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Why Organic, Sustainable Farming Matters – Portrait Of A Farmer…

When it comes to your food, nature always has the last word. Most pro-organic documentaries make their point by taking stabs at the cruelty and other evils involved in the world of industrialized farming. In this short documentary portrait, Jesse Straight, owner of Whiffletree Farm, shows us a different approach. As he gestures to the […]

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Feeding 25 Chickens For 25 Cents A Day & Making Tons Of Compost…

We’re raising our chickens in a model inspired by Vermont Composting Company and adapted to our situation. By bartering for whole organic grains from wonderful local farms we’re able to provide our chickens a great foundation diet. We incorporate truckloads of lawn leaf bags, woodchips, manures, and compost from local sources in windrows in our chicken […]

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Bees Prove They Are Highly Intelligent To Amazed Scientists…

Bee videos ave been making waves on social media as people begin to realize that the tiny insects are actually much more intelligent than anyone has ever given them credit for. Researchers at the Queen Mary University of London conducted experiments with bumblebees to test their intelligence and the little critters did not disappoint. The experiments […]

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Chickens Are A Lot Smarter Than Most People Think…

There was a time when chickens were viewed as exotic, fascinating birds. Descendants of exotic Asian jungle fowl, they were revered for their ferocity and intelligence, and domesticated around 8,000 years ago, more for cockfighting than eating. But then, we humans began eating them in ever-larger quantities, until we reached the point where we are […]

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The Easy Way To Grow Your Own Chicken Feed…

Chicken Feed Ain’t Cheep… In some places “chicken feed” is an old slang term meaning “cheap.”  That certainly isn’t true today – especially for those of you who feed an organic, soy-free and corn-free formula to your precious flock.  While working for chicken feed may not seem like a good trade off for you, starting small is […]

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What’s Wrong With Eggs? The Truth About The Egg Industry…

The egg industry has done an impeccable job keeping us in the dark. Most people have no idea what hens (and male chicks) go through for egg production today. So I have put together the most comprehensive video possible, exposing the truth about eggs and the egg industry. This video will make you angry but you […]

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This Amazing Aquarium Brings The Ocean Into The Kitchen…

This amazing kitchen island contains a massive see through aquarium underneath suitable for keeping saltwater or freshwater fish… An absolute eye catcher, the bench top lifts effortlessly with just with the press of a button so you can access the aquarium for maintenance. And apart from being a one of a kind design object, it is surprisingly […]

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