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Mother Earth News and Friends

Apr 13, 2017

In this episode Kellsey Trimble, Managing Editor of Grit Magazine, sits down with Alison Martin of the Livestock Conservancy, Bill Ahrens and Kevin Fletcher of New Country Organics, and Victoria Miller author of "Pure Poultry." These experts share their tips on and stories to help us understand how to give your flock the nutrition, housing, training, protection, and the respect they need to be successful and enjoyable. 

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