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Mother Earth News and Friends

Jun 8, 2023

Demand for high-quality elk is on the rise in North America, but what’s happening on the supply end of things? Jon Reed, president of the North American Elk Breeders Association, chats with podcast team member Kenny Coogan all about raising elk and provides a snapshot of the elk industry for those who are interested...

Feb 23, 2023

One June 11, 2023, over-the-counter sales of specific medically important livestock antibiotics in the United States will end. What does that mean for livestock and companion animal owners, and what will be important to know moving forward into this year? In this episode, podcast team member Kenny Coogan talks with...

Jan 9, 2023

Story by Karen Kopf, read by Jessica Mitchell.

The sale of over-the-counter livestock antibiotics will end soon. Learn more about how you can keep your animals healthy. This story comes from the January/February 2023 issue of Grit magazine.

Thanks to Allivet for sponsoring this audio article.

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Nov 29, 2022

Story by Paul Bartlett, read by Jessica Mitchell.

The majority of dairy cattle in the U.S. are now infected with Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV). Virus control through BLV testing and infected animal segregation are among the next steps against BLV in cattle.

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Nov 1, 2022

Story by Amanda Sorell, read by John Moore.

Red Wattle hogs are among the struggling livestock breeds that a small group of dedicated farmers and ranchers are working to preserve. Join an editor on her visit to two local heroes (and relatives) who explain their efforts to revitalize one heritage hog breed.

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