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Now that it’s summertime and everything is blooming, you might see some striped insects buzzing around your garden. But while yellowjackets may not be a welcome sight, honey bees should be. That’s because their presence is actually essential for our own survival.   Did you know that we can thank bees for one out of…

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How to care for a baby chicken that has pasty butt. How to care for a baby chicken that has pasty butt.

If you are new to raising baby chickens, there’s a lot to learn, and most of the things you need to know you don’t even know that you need to know until it happens. Having a baby chicken with a pasty butt is one of the things you have to learn very quickly the hard…

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