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  • Alcove Springs: A Short Story

    Alcove Springs is beautiful. The crystal clear water and the ten foot waterfall. The air is so fresh and the sky is so blue, much more blue than in Philadelphia. The only problem is the mosquitoes. They are everywhere. It has been a week since we left Independence and a lot has happened. When we left, there was a pile-up. Everyone was leaving at once, and one man was in such a hurry, he ran into the back of my wagon. It didn't hurt my wagon, but he broke one of his horse’s legs. A…

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  • Speech On Stand Analysis

    has nothing to do with agriculture, but it has everything to do with it. My grandfather, W.E. Butler…Buck Butler…and to me, Pawpaw, never gave up. He was a Texas Animal Health Commission Agent, rancher, and later, the proud owner of two successful cattle auction barns in Nixon and Beeville. He accomplished these things by standing up for what he believed in and…

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  • Animal Farm Animal Abuse

    out about the secrets of food. On the way, he sees horrible treatment of many animals and the mass production of corn. “At first I thought the cattle were standing or lying in grayish mud. Then it dawned on me - that wasn’t mud at all. It was manure. An endless series of cattle pens stretched to the horizon, each one home to a hundred or so animals. The cattle pens, filled with animals and their waste, are built around a corn mill.” (Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secret behind What…

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  • Billy's Family In 'Where The Red Fern Grows'

    If it came down to it would you put your family’s needs before your own. In the book “Where The Red Fern Grows” Billy was faced with this exact circumstance. Billy should have bought the mule for his family instead of the hounds for three reasons. His family needed a mule more than dogs, A mule was free labor, and the mule helped their family. The first reason Billy should have bought the mule for his family instead of the hounds is that Billy’s family needed a mule more than dogs. They…

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  • Informative Speech On Deers

    Introduction: HOOK:You’re riding your bike,having a wonderful time on a beautiful day,when all of a sudden you see a light brown four legged animal eating grass in a yard!Description - Thesis Statement:Deers has interested me since i was four,i would see them a lot in the woods,me and my dad used to get real close to them while they were eating grass,and it was really fun.Today i will share my interest in these beautiful, harmful creatures. Paragraph 1: What does the animal look like? The…

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  • Essay On Fast Food Workers

    Steven Greanhouse a journalist and the author of Rare Vote Set on a Union in Fast Food, says “Jen Thompson, a mother of two who earns $7.75 an hour as a sandwich maker said… We’re tired of getting treated like garbage. We don’t get paid well, and we get horrible hours.” This quote is trying to examine the feeling a fast food worker. People should treat others the way they want to be treated. Unfortunately, many people treat others horrible. One of the biggest issues with the beef industries is…

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  • Diarrhoea Virus

    Amongst both sheep and cattle, there had previously been outbreaks of rotavirus. This is a virus that results in diarrhoea and intestinal issues, which can cause fatalities in young calves and lambs. This outbreak occurred because the enterprise previously had not vaccinated against rotavirus (the owners of the farm tend to limit their use of vaccines on the livestock). However, after this outbreak, stock units with the virus were culled and the enterprise now regularly vaccinates against it…

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  • Vegetarianism: The Vegan Society

    choose to eat meat. One of the bigger reason is the taste. If you ask someone why they wouldn 't choose to become a vegan (or vegetarian), most would say that they enjoy the taste of meat far more than the animal 's well-being. This logic applies for dairy products as well; people love cheese. Financially, the vegan diet seems to be out of budget for middle class families which makes up most…

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  • Hilltop Farm Short Story

    Hilltop Farm sat over looking Sugar Creek that sparkled in the sun as it wound its way through a verdant valley and on to the Susquehanna River. Ben had grown up on that farm situated atop 120 acres and worked the small dairy every day with his father before he died when Ben was only 23. His mom had died years before and being the only son he had inherited the house, barn, a few outbuildings and the mixed acres of pastures and woods. He lived alone on the farm since his older sister had already…

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  • Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Documentary Summary

    the Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret documentary was very eye opening when considering how or when to eat meat products to ensure a better future for other generations. At the beginning, there was confusion, because I did not know that raising cattle had such a negative affect on our lives. However, the cogitation behind killing animals for food causes over 50% carbon dioxide pollution is astonishing to me. When the narrator encountered companies to gain new perspectives, I soon became to…

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