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Pragmatic Rebalancing: “Efficiency” and the Next 50 Years

The weather has been beautiful here in Central Illinois…moderate and dry.  Our turkeys will be seven weeks old tomorrow and are doing quite well.  The last of the barn swallows departed… Their melody has been replaced by the harmonic, mechanical … Continue reading

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Least Common Denominator? Come On, People!

Our turkeys continue to grow rapidly.  We transferred them from the brooder house to grow-out buildings.  It’s a slow, tedious job… we have learned over the years there is no magic formula for herding and moving four-week old turkeys. Creating … Continue reading

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We Need Animals, and They Need Us

The late Dr. Stanley Curtis was a big influence on me.  Stan was a teacher, philosopher, and expert on animal ecology. His death one year ago was a tremendous loss for his family, friends, colleagues and students (I count myself … Continue reading

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