A moderate to high lice population in feeder calves significantly decreases average daily gains, and one study suggests losses from lice are more than $126 million annually. Here's a guide to proper lice treatment.
Racehorse flats is what the locals call the area where I grew up in Illinois. There are a variety of reasons for that moniker, but I generally correlate it with the insanity that occurs when area farmers try to be first to the field come spring.
If more proof were needed that veganism is primarily a feel-better guilt eraser for a small slice of affluent folks in the U.S. and Europe, that evidence has arrived. And just in time for the holidays!