livestock

Painting stripes on cows can be amusing -- and it has serious advantages for cattle and humans, according to a study.
Proposition 12 may change the way farms nationwide treat their chickens, pigs and calves.
Factory farming risks pushing us into a post-antibiotic world, but consumers are demanding change.
An auction house manager had told the New York Post he thought Fred the goat may have helped dozens of other animals go on the lam.
An Obama-era rule meant to help livestock farmers fight meat industry abuses could be on death row.
Doctors say the overuse of antibiotics on farms presents a massive public health risk.
Sunday, October 16 is World Food Day, and this year's theme is "Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too." The relationship between agriculture and the environment is the crux of much of Heifer International's work in the field.
If the initiative passes, this is a big deal, not only because Montana has a lot of public lands--one third of the state or 50,000 square miles--and a long trapping tradition, but it will punctuate the growing shift to keeping state public lands safer for everybody.
(Fertile Grounds is a blog series that examines the challenges and opportunities in ensuring access to healthy, sustainable
It's time for a wholesale re-evaluation of the way we relate to wild animals in this country, the way we exploit animals for human indulgence, and the protection we give to all animals.
While the opening ceremony sent a clear message about protecting the environment, there has been sharp criticism over the levels of pollution across the city and in Guanabara Bay.
Always leash your dog or puppy when conditioning her to livestock, and stay at least 20 feet outside the other animal's enclosure. A cow may charge or kick a dog that enters their personal space.
“There’s no investment that has a return anything like being able to breed chickens.”
Humans are putting too many greenhouse gases into our planet's atmosphere, and degrading the soils and forests that can help moderate the effects of all that climate pollution. An obvious solution is to drastically reduce emissions. But what else?
The Paris summit largely ignored a crucial fact: what the world eats and how it produces its food are extremely important factors in addressing climate change, more than most governments and their citizens generally recognize.