In September last year Wansteadium reported on the thriving bee-keeping culture in Wanstead, and particularly on the honey production of Wansteadium reader MissisBeekeeper and family. Sad to report but all their bees have died, victims of the p...
Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) are a real problem in the environmental monitoring world. Understanding what this problem is, being aware of when the problem exists and then being able to act on the problem before it gets worse is critical to the health of our water bodies.
We are always told that as kids that we should have some form of protein in our diet. Well, contrary to the millions of vegetables, did you know that chicken has a lot of protein in it? But, the above mentioned sentence is only useful for those who eat meat. What about those who are strict vegetarians? Well, they can easily eat cottage cheese. Speaking of chicken, did you know that the ideal way of giving them a healthy life is by giving them spacious chicken houses?
You know, if you are raising your own chickens at home, then you’ll end up saving a lot on buying eggs and meat from the market or any other stores. So, this is the best way to take care of them. Chicken houses are the perfect residence for them but nevertheless, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration.
Ok, so here we go again. I know I have said the same thing about a thousand times but you know people often make the same blunders over and over again like for example, there are a few people, who are raising at least 12 chickens and need a spacious home for them, will end up building a really tiny home. So, you see, I need to go over some of the factors of how to go about building the homes.
Factors to consider when making the chicken houses
Space and Aeration: Depending on the number of chickens you are raising, you have to make their residence spacious enough for them to roam around and even lay their eggs in peace. Speaking of aeration, the hens need the air to breathe and need some sort of sunlight in their roam. You can’t expect them to live in a closed space and well not have enough room to roam around freely with ease.
Weather changes and avoiding predators: You need to build a home that is strong and sturdy. You can’t build something flimsy and expect it to withstand all kinds of temperatures. You also have to keep your hens away from all the thieves. People are found of their chicken and love eating them so, if they see it roaming around, they will easily kidnap it and well boil it to death. Yes, I know it doesn’t sound nice and just thinking about it is making you nauseous. So, make sure you build a strong sturdy one.
Water: Like us humans who need to drink water with our food, chickens need it as well. You should keep a water bowl inside the residence and clean it at least twice a day. This way the chickens will get clean water to drink and won’t fall sick.
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Why are vaccines loaded with glyphosate? Vaccine manufacturers use animal byproducts – such as egg protein, casein or gelatin – as a substrate to grow the vaccine, and in some cases these animal products are used as a stabilizer in the actual vaccine. If the animals are sourced from factory farms, the odds are good that they have been consuming feed that not only contains GMOs but has been sprayed with glyphosate – resulting in injections of the toxin directly into people’s bodies, or into the bodies of animals they will consume. In addition, Samsel points out that gelatin is already an ingredient in many popular consumer products, including vitamins, protein powders, beer, wine and other items. In addition, Samsel notes that he thought his chances of finding glyphosate in some vaccines were “pretty good,” but even he seems shocked at the extent of the contamination.
Construction on the Derby Dam was initiated in 1903 on the Truckee River located northeast of Reno, Nevada. The Dam would assist in diverting water from the Truckee River, to be used in irrigation. In 1927, Truckee-Carson Irrigation District (TCID), a political subdivision of the State of Nevada that was organized for the purpose of representing the water right holders within the boundaries of the Newlands Project, took over the maintenance and operation of the Newlands Project by contract with the United States.
In a study released by the International Journal of Biological Sciences, analyzing the effects of genetically modified foods on mammalian health, researchers found that agricultural giant Monsanto's GM corn is linked to organ damage in rats.
In a recent BBC article,1 Dr. Michael Mosley discusses his own vision problems and his experiences with nutritional intervention, featured in an episode of the BBC program "Trust Me, I'm a Doctor," aired on September 8, 2016.
The shape and length of your eyeballs, and the thickness of your eye lens affect your ability to see things close-up and at a distance. Your retina, located at the back of your eye, also contains light-sensitive cells that are critical for good vision.
Your macula — the part of your retina responsible for central vision — is protected by a yellow pigment, made up of lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin. These compounds absorb light and protect your macula from blue light and ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun and other light sources.2
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