Tag Archives: consumers

Information & Dialogue (Hold the “Education”)

Interesting blog post by Andy Vance, who touches on both the importance of transparency in animal agriculture (our passion here at Lacuna) and our industry’s sometimes condescending attitude toward consumers (one of our pet-peeves, as we recently noted). Mr. Vance … Continue reading

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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  The last of the barn swallows departed… Their melody has been replaced by the harmonic, mechanical … Continue reading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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Following the Consumer Citizenry

In our previous post we compared flock-level assessment (the current industry standard) to the potential of recording live, individual-animal performance, which would enable us to develop comparison models within the same environment.  Today we aim to answer “one question” about … Continue reading

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