Archive for March, 2012

The Problems With Running an Ostrich Farm

The Problems With Running an Ostrich Farm

In America there are hundreds of people who own farms or ranches. On these farms they plant crops of corn and wheat as well as other things. They also may nurture creatures like pigs, chickens, and cows. Each farm is unusual and many of them care for these creatures before they sell them off for meat or utilizing their milk for cheese or for people who enjoy to drink milk.

One form of farming that we commonly do not know about is ostrich farming. The ostrich is a flightless bird that we all know and have seen on National Geographic episodes – but rarely are they seen in person. In fact several of us cannot even imagine them being farmed and being sold for meat like cows and pigs.

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Organic Farming

Organic Farming

The world we live is getting increasingly polluted every passing day. Agricultural pesticides and chemical fertilizers also play a great role in this deterioration. These chemical additives are harmful for our body, mind and the environment. It has been proved that produce from inorganic farming tactics can interfere with the normal functioning of our internal organs adversely and can even cause brain cancer. Organic farming is the only solution to escape from this crisis.

Growing organic foods without resorting to use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers has many advantages. Our forefathers were a lot healthier than us only because they had access to pure food and water, which we are devoid of. Apostles for chemical fertilizers and pesticides argue that mass production of food cannot be done without these because of the influx of pests and diseases.

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