Author name: Mandy Simmons

I've grown up around farm animals and loving every part of country life. I'm excited to share what I've learned with you!

Pig arthritis is a degenerative disease that can be fatal over time

Pig Arthritis: A Guide to the Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions of Mycoplasmal

Pig arthritis, although not often discussed, is a prevalent health issue within the swine industry. It can significantly hamper the quality of life for affected pigs and impose economic burdens on farmers due to decreased productivity and increased treatment costs. The bacteria attacks the joints and causes severe inflammation. Arthritis is a degenerative disease that

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Holding A Baby Rabbit: Building Trust With Your Bunny

When my daughter got her first rabbit, we discovered that holding rabbits isn’t as easy as it seems, especially without hurting them. Bunnies are adorable, but they also frighten easily and can hurt themselves while struggling to get free of a snuggle. Throughout my years of experience raising rabbits, I have learned the art of

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How Not To Hold A Rabbit: Common Mistakes of Rabbit Owners

When I got my first rabbit, I thought that holding it was intuitive, but it wasn’t. I made several mistakes that could have seriously hurt my rabbit and that damaged my new relationship with her.  Often, amidst all the affection we have for our rabbits, one aspect of rabbit care often overlooked is the importance

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