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Arrowood Farm Brewery: Starling Brett Farmhouse Ale

10,000 Birds

European Starlings are fond of farms and human activity in general, so it came as no surprise that I was able to find evidence of them breeding so easily at Normanskill Farm, a working farm in Albany, New York that’s become my favorite local patch. A starling with nesting material at Normanskill Farm in Albany, New York, in May.

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Urban Birding in Costa Rica- Benefits of Brushy Fields and Coffee Farms

10,000 Birds

We might have a few small farms nearby and the gift of a narrow riparian zone out back but in general, the main habitat is that of the modern human kind; housing and streets (lamposts included). Two habitats especially fun to bird are brushy fields and coffee farms.

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APHIS awards $22M to detect, combat animal diseases

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More than 80 projects aimed at preventing the introduction and spread of livestock diseases are receiving millions of dollars, set aside by the 2018 Farm Bill, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in federal fiscal year 2024.

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Question about farm animal environments

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If normal animals that lived on farms didn't live on farms and were wild would they still find open fields to live in or would they naturally go somewhere else? submitted by /u/Due_Understanding748 [link] [comments]

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Goat in Minnesota tests positive for HPAI

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A juvenile goat on a Minnesota farm is the first U.S. case of a U.S. case of a domestic ruminant succumbing to highly pathogenic avian influenza.

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Arrowood Farm Brewery: Bramble Farmhouse on Raspberries

10,000 Birds

Our featured beer this week is Bramble, a dry-hopped farmhouse ale from the Arrowood Farm Brewery of Accord, New York, made with – as the name suggests – raspberries. Considering all that, it’s no small miracle that Arrowood Farm Brewery was able to spare enough local raspberries from the insatiable appetites of birds to make Bramble.

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USDA continues monitoring for African swine fever as it persists globally

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Countries have been forced to slaughter herds, ban imports on pig products, and implement greater biosecurity measures on farms. However, ASF continues to affect swine herds globally, entering five new European countries in 2023. Researchers are also working on developing vaccines.

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