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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Windy Day!

Congratulations to the State of Illinios!

State feels the heat, drops ID requirement for livestock exhibitors -- for now
by Brian Boyer
Apr 15, 2008

Feeling pressure from farmers groups and the Illinois legislature, the state Department of Agriculture will not enforce a new rule requiring livestock exhibitors, including youth showing animals in 4-H fairs, to register with the state. Continues>>>>

but . . .


WASHINGTON, April 15, 2008--The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced that it has implemented a key strategy from its Business Plan to Advance Animal Disease Traceability by providing National Animal Identification System (NAIS) compliant "840" radio frequency (RF) eartags to animal health officials for use in the bovine tuberculosis (TB) control program.


The first snake of the season was caught yesterday.
1st  snake of the season

My husband did the cultivating in our field and the good neighbors.

But because of the 49mph winds, he got something in his eye and it scratched up his lens and inner/upper eye lid. He was not feeling to well. The neighbor across the way is a nurse. So I called her and my husband went over there for her to look at it. She had some antibiotics and an eye patch. Did him up right, and he feels a lot better today.

Because of the winds it was hard to get too much done, so that short, but tiresome list I gave you yesterday was not fully completed. But I did promise pictures.

This is my real quickly banny box.
White trash syle banny box
Feel free to compliment me.

Here are the Colombians. (yes Columbine was a sleepy typo)

Banny attitude
Today I use the tiller. Please wish me luck and that I don't lose a limb.


lisa said...

Good luck with the wicked tiller! Those bantams are really nice...I've never heard of Columbians. Nice banny box! I sure hope the idea of dropping the livestock ID catches on! I mean, come on people.

alrescate said...

Those are some good looking bannies!

Ginnie said...

Your banny box shows a certain artistic flair and perhaps a bit of the non-conformist in you. ;)

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