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112 772 Introduction
by purecountry
Feb 2, 2017 22:09:47 GMT -5
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11 48 Has Irene challenge any of you Easterners?
by maresy
Aug 31, 2011 9:54:40 GMT -5

Cows

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about the health and well being of your cow.

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28 195 WHat am I to do with this sick cow???
by hiddenacresbc
May 2, 2013 23:20:58 GMT -5
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21 120 "decoding" proofs
by mountainharvest
Jan 21, 2014 16:22:17 GMT -5
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by cuongquoc
Dec 8, 2016 3:30:16 GMT -5
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Ok, so some of us are a little biased. Here we can talk about everything there is to know in Dexterdom!

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79 282 halter training
by birdsongmilkmaid
Aug 3, 2014 21:27:50 GMT -5
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First hamburger: The hamburger made its international debut at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. Café owner Fletcher “Old Dave” Davis of Athens, Texas, described his early burger as a classic, greasy burger served on just-out-of-the-oven slices of bread and garnished with mayonnaise, sliced onion and cucumber pickles. The people of Athens were reportedly so pleased with Fletcher’s sandwich that they raised a pile of money and sent him to the World’s Fair.

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3 21 Grass fed beef
by mountainharvest
Dec 11, 2011 21:22:23 GMT -5
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5 53 Halter Lessons
by mountainharvest
Jan 17, 2014 16:00:14 GMT -5
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About gestation and calving.

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50 377 OOPS!!.....
by birdsongmilkmaid
Mar 22, 2014 20:50:19 GMT -5

Other Homestead Livestock

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"No man should be allowed to be President who does not understand hogs."

- President Harry Truman

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8 58 Bred Berkshire Cross Sows for sale
by alexbraun
Feb 4, 2015 9:36:21 GMT -5
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Goats are one of the oldest domesticated species. For thousands of years, goats have been used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins over much of the world. In the twentieth century they also gained in popularity as pets.

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6 33 ORPHANED BUCKLING!!!!
by sheranches
Apr 3, 2013 13:00:39 GMT -5
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According to National Geographic, scientists have settled the old dispute over which came first -- the chicken or the egg. They say that reptiles were laying eggs thousands of years before chickens appeared, and the first chicken came from an egg laid by a bird that was not quite a chicken. That seems to answer the question. The egg came first.

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27 111 All-Season Chicken Coop - Building steps and Instructions
by greatrooster
Mar 3, 2016 11:21:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Sheep

Sheep can think, solve problems, and have excellent memories. According to a university study sheep can remember up to 50 other sheep face even if they haven't seen the sheep for two years!

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14 82 My new tilt table
by happymilker
Jun 24, 2012 2:21:03 GMT -5
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A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence. ~Pam Brown

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4 41 Winter picture
by burfootdexters
Feb 28, 2012 21:59:31 GMT -5
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Elk, Emu, water buffalo etc...etc...

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2 8 Downsizing rabbits...done :)
by critterscorner
Jan 17, 2014 8:43:16 GMT -5

Everything else farming related

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Biodynamic agriculturalists conceive of the farm as an organically self-contained entity with its own individuality, within which organisms are interdependent. "Emphasis is placed on the integration of crops and livestock, recycling of nutrients, maintenance of soil, and the health and well being of crops and animals; the farmer too is part of the whole." Cover crops, green manures and crop rotations are used extensively and the farms foster bio-diversity.

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33 94 Fertilizing Fields with Raw Milk
by birdsongmilkmaid
Mar 19, 2014 0:40:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Vegetable gardening

vegetables are an important source of vitamins. Dark green and deep yellow vegetables provide vitamin A, and most dark green vegetables, if not overcooked, are good sources of vitamin C. Almost all vegetables are low in fat and none contain cholesterol. In addition to providing vitamins, minerals, and fiber, vegetables are also appetizing

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16 88 Greenhouse building - Detailed instructions
by greatrooster
Mar 3, 2016 11:25:47 GMT -5
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4 34 The plucker, the plucked and the pluckee!
by elidenfarm
Jul 12, 2011 14:09:01 GMT -5

Pets

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An ailurophile is a person who loves cats. The word ailuro is from the ancient Greek word for "cat".

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2 5 Kittens.
by Charlotte's Web
Apr 7, 2013 14:08:11 GMT -5
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No matter how often you're scolded, don't buy into the guilt thing and pout...run right back and make friends

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6 21 One talented Border Collie!!
by maresy
Mar 18, 2012 23:50:16 GMT -5
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6 36 Happy New year to all!
by puddleducks
Jan 5, 2014 15:12:06 GMT -5

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by cuongquoc
Dec 8, 2016 3:30:47 GMT -5

Recipes

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What to do with all that milk.

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by cuongquoc
Dec 8, 2016 3:30:59 GMT -5
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Share your favorite recipes here.

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15 62 EggNog for the holidays
by mountainharvest
Dec 15, 2011 21:34:27 GMT -5
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Kitchen gadgets seem to be one of the most abundant kinds of cool gadgets. There are just so many things you can do in the kitchen that a gadget will help you with.

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7 53 Cream Separators
by dairyequipment
Jan 5, 2016 7:28:26 GMT -5

Milking Machines and Milking supplies

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6 66 YAY! Finally bought a milk machine!!
by mountainharvest
Dec 27, 2013 16:38:26 GMT -5
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Suppliers of milking machines or parts and all of your milking needs, whether by machine or by hand.

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6 25 Surge Milker Parts
by Rachael E
Sept 6, 2016 20:44:38 GMT -5

Human Health and Nutrition

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19 82 Health is wealth!
by agley145
Nov 27, 2013 5:01:32 GMT -5

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36 121 Looking for a Supplier for hand milking equipment
by goatgirl100
Aug 29, 2016 22:28:25 GMT -5
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57 216 Dexter/Jersey 'Belfair' heifer for sale
by MagicDave
Jan 1, 2017 8:06:38 GMT -5

Touchy Subjects

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Regulations unique to Canadian homesteaders.

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45 343 Access to raw milk
by Fur Uncle
Jul 30, 2014 9:21:57 GMT -5
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by mountainharvest
Jul 23, 2014 18:04:58 GMT -5
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21 40 Small River Bridge Building steps
by greatrooster
Jun 5, 2016 16:53:35 GMT -5
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You know what they say about laughter!

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9 34 Late pregnancy
by critterscorner
Feb 4, 2014 15:23:23 GMT -5

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critterscorner: We are looking into getting a few pigs this year too. We would be very interested in some tips, by tips I mean exact play by play instructions on how to harvest them ourselves. Do you do your own smoking as well? Jan 1, 2014 16:10:16 GMT -5
mountainharvest: Would love to give you tips and advice! We do not do our own smoking, just not set up for it, and we only kill for our family, then have our butcher cut it up...its not that it is hard, just need a good, clean space and we don't have that. Jan 1, 2014 16:15:13 GMT -5
mountainharvest: Because we sell most of our pork, it has to go through the gov't inspection thing...so we don't do a lot on farm. But, I was a meat cutter a few years back, so learned a lot, and there are great books out there, too Jan 1, 2014 16:16:16 GMT -5
critterscorner: Ok, I do have a good butchering book here, if I come across anything I don't understand I know who to ask. :) Jan 1, 2014 16:34:47 GMT -5
mountainharvest: Saying goodbye to my matriarch jersey cow tomorrow...feeling sad about that! But, we are keeping her daughter, Juneau, to replace her, just hope she's half the cow mama Elli-May is! Feb 28, 2014 14:02:36 GMT -5
birdsongmilkmaid: Did you decide to sell Elli-May? Mar 4, 2014 17:00:39 GMT -5
mountainharvest: We did...we don't need 2 milking cows for our family, and the thought of keeping her until the end and hamburger-ing her did not appeal to us! She was 9, so still has lots of life left, so time for her to go to another loving family! Mar 5, 2014 12:27:47 GMT -5
birdsongmilkmaid: I sold one of my cows as a 9-year-old; she's 11 now, happy and healthy, and due to calve again in May. My oldest cow on the farm right now will be celebrating her 9th birthday on April 1st. She's a new cow for me, so I'm really hoping for a heifer calf! Mar 5, 2014 19:57:35 GMT -5
mountainharvest: I'll cross my fingers for you! Mar 9, 2014 18:48:38 GMT -5
teamduggan: We are looking for another milk cow. We live in Cache Creek BC, and are currently milking 2 jerseys. I hope I am writing this in the right spot, I have never used a site like this before. Apr 12, 2014 11:38:33 GMT -5
teamduggan: Opps...hit enter too soon. Our number is 250-457-6559. Apr 12, 2014 11:40:02 GMT -5
birdsongmilkmaid: Yep, I can see it. :) Apr 13, 2014 1:50:04 GMT -5
mountainharvest: Did you get your heifer yet, Naomi? How are you faring with all the flooding...did it affect you? May 20, 2014 9:02:42 GMT -5
nanvalley: Looking for a Canadienne hiefer for sale. Jun 1, 2014 8:11:19 GMT -5
birdsongmilkmaid: No, I didn't get a heifer from my 9-year-old yet (I hope to breed her this month), but my 4-year-old had a heifer on May 30th. She had a heifer last year as well, so it's the first time I've had a cow give me two heifers in a row. Jun 18, 2014 2:07:52 GMT -5
mountainharvest: Nanvalley, where are you? google Tatlayoko Ford, they have Canadiennes, in BC. Jul 23, 2014 18:14:14 GMT -5
mountainharvest: Congrats on a heifer, Naomi! Jul 23, 2014 18:14:32 GMT -5
maxriemer555: hi there my name is max and i live in cape town.i am raising a bucket calf and have some questions how many hours a part my i feed him. he is 3 week old Jul 28, 2014 12:12:03 GMT -5
birdsongmilkmaid: I usually feed my calves three or four times a day at that age. So if I was feeding four times a day, I would feed at, say 8 am, 12 pm, 4 pm, and again at 8 pm. I usually try to split the feedings fairly evenly throughout the day. Aug 2, 2014 22:08:01 GMT -5
carmansjersey: Someone please tell me they will knock my bull out when they castrate and dehorn! Or is he awake? Aug 26, 2015 9:45:42 GMT -5