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Livestock Farming

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  • Waste recycling not easy at farm

     
    Central California is home to nearly 1.6 million dairy cows and their manure -- up to 192 million pounds per day. It's a mountain of waste and a potential environmental hazard. But for dairyman John Fiscalini, the dung on his farm is renewable gold: He'...
  • Vernon Hog Farmer Accused of Ignoring L.A. Garbage Laws

     
    April 7, 1910: A century ago, hogs were fed garbage, and if you had a lot of hogs, you needed lots of garbage. What better way to get it than what was discarded from Los Angeles restaurants? P.J. Durbin, a hog raiser in Vernon, scoffed at a contract...
  • 'Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains:' JT tries to defend his boneheaded move

     
    After he was voted off of "Survivor" Thursday night, James "JT" Thomas shared this piece of wisdom with the camera: "Never trust women!" Well, maybe he really doesn't, because we just finished our phone interview with JT and he wasn't......
  • Kinder, gentler chickens to be bred to rule future free-range roosts

     
    As more states move to ban restrictive livestock cages, the campaign to free egg-laying hens from cramped cages and shift them to pens animal rights advocates call more humane could be poised to unintentionally boost deaths among those birds. Researchers....
  • Fresh from Florida logo will be on chicken sold at Sam’s Club stores

     
    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is teaming up with Pilgrim's Pride, a North Florida poultry processor, to let Florida consumers know they can choose chicken that is fresh and local. Shoppers at Sam's Clubs across Florida can...
  • Ohio dairy farmworker charged with animal cruelty after advocacy group releases undercover video

     
    Following Illinois-based animal advocacy group Mercy for Animals' release of undercover video it says documents numerous instances of animal abuse at an Ohio dairy farm, a farm worker has been charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty. Billy Joe Gregg........
  • History Center is free to active-duty military, families this summer

     
    We already told you about the Blue Star Museums program, allowing active-duty military personnel and their families into museums nationwide free until Labor Day. (Read about the Orlando Museum of Art participation here.) Now comes word, the Orange...
  • They're still frying at the Orange County Fair

     
    The Orange County Fair is back for its 120th summer, July 16 to Aug. 15 in Costa Mesa. There’s an incredible mashup of food and entertainment at this summer’s fair including: a motorhome demolition derby, rodeo, motocross, livestock shows, vegetable.....
  • July in animal news: Five questions with PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman

     
    Prominent members of the animal-protection community are sharing their insights into the latest animal-related news and what their organizations are up to. Here, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman offers...
  • Dalai Lama to chicken farmers: Let your hens roam and your eggs be salmonella-free

     
    When it comes to folks getting their feathers ruffled amid the largest egg recall in U.S. history, which people jump to mind? Federal investigators? Of course. Lawmakers? Food safety experts? Sure. The Dalai Lama? It’s true. The Nobel Peace Prize......
  • Literary readings get a new lens at LACMA

     
    Walk through the streetlight installation at LACMA, get a ticket and then head east to enter LACMA through its Ahmanson building; on the left is an alcove that opens out into to the Art Catalogs bookstore. It's not the museum......