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Alive, America, and Anaconda: can do it TO DO LIST <p><a href="https://corbinalexanderwealthguidance.tumblr.com/post/173631157384/corbin-alexander-weallth-guidance-posted" class="tumblr_blog">corbinalexanderwealthguidance</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><b>CORBIN ALEXANDER WEALLTH GUIDANCE:  </b>POSTED 05/06/2018<b></b></p> <p><b>STARTING OUT FROM SCRATCH – </b>POST #1 IN MY SERIES<b></b></p> <p><b>BUDGETING:</b></p> <p>50/30/20/RULE:</p> <p>For the person already living life, this is an essential rule of thumb:</p> <p>-          50% to <b>Needs</b>:  utilities, rent, food, car insurance (<b>never buy a car on credit/payments and be </b> <b>required to pay collision coverage:  only buy a used, 3-8 years old; Honda/Kia/Toyota for the best value/bang for your buck</b>), gas, <b>clothes allowance</b>, etc.  Essentials needed to live!</p> <p>-          20% to <b>Savings &amp; Investment</b>:   used to pay bank loans/student loans, monthly deposits into a retirement account and an investment account, credit card payments (pay off the entire balance each month and not just the minimum payment to avoid paying interest on interest = that’s what eats you alive causing you to <b>NEVER</b> pay off the balance(s)) and never buy stuff from Fingerhut/Rent-A-Center or the like…..the interest on this stuff is outrageous and you pay 3x-5x what the item is actually worth in the end – if you ever get to the end of the payments!</p> <p>-          30% to <b>Wants</b>:  vacations (limit one per year – do day trips for the other week taken on paid vacation benefits) and future “Wants” such as saving for a house:  if you need the monies in less than 5 years, then bank it – if you need the monies in over 8 years, then invest it; that is the industry rule of thumb when it comes to “<b>Wants</b>”.</p> <p>Two methods to keep you on track:</p> <p> -          The spread sheet method:  this is where you track your budget in MS Excel.</p> <p> -    The envelope method:  this is where you assign envelopes labeled by each expense.   </p> <p><b>EMERGECY FUND:  </b></p> <p>This where you have a bank savings account holding a minimum of six months of expenses to pay “<b>all</b>” your monthly bills in the event of a job lose or an illness:  you are <b>NEVER</b> to dip into this unless you are in a dire straight situation.  </p> <p><b>Establish this fund FIRST before all other suggestions are followed.</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>SAVINGS &amp; INVESTMENT:   </b></p> <p>-          Start saving for an emergency fund first.</p> <p>-          <b>Do not</b> use the Overdraft protection feature on your bank debit card = avoid getting into the habit of paying Overdraft charges over and over again!  But do have it on the account – in the event of an emergency = like your car breaks down, etc. and avoid using a credit card and carry a balance.</p> <p>-          Start an investment account at Ally.com/invest and invest in my Model ETF Portfolio that I’ll outline at a later date…<b>stay tuned</b>!</p> <p>-          Start investing in my ”<b>ALL PURPOSE</b>” Model Mutual Fund Portfolio: starting in your mid-50’s/early 60’s.</p> <p>-          Start investing in my designated Model Mutual Fund 80+ Portfolio in your 80’s; exact allocation percentages to also be revealed at a later date!</p> <p><b>CREDIT CARDS/BANKING MANAGEMENT:</b></p> <p><b> </b>-          Establish a credit history at 18 years old before working a full-time 9-5 or going to college:  now is the time to obtain a pre-paid debt card through <b>Capital One.com</b> or a similar lender.   And do not forget to get a small personal loan ($1,000.00 minimum) at a <b>local bank</b> using a co-signer to qualify for the loan.</p> <p> As you <b>SLOWLY</b> establish a credit history; apply for a no-fee/low credit limit card through <b>Discover.com</b> and/or <b>Capital One.com.</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>HAVE YOU RUN UP YOUR CREDIT CARDS TO THE MAX AND DROWNING IN DEBT OVERALL? – CONSIDER CLAIMING BANKRUPTCY AND START OVER – JUST BE CAREFUL; DON’T SCREW UP AGAIN LIKE THE LAST TIME.</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p>-          Earn interest in an interest-bearing savings or CD account:</p> <p>               Not all banks are created equal; which is why most are banking wrong:   </p> <p>               <b>BANK OF AMERICA</b>:  This is a “fee city” bank.  You name it, they have a fee attached</p> <p><b>TD BANK</b>:  This is a bank with convoluted morals.  Good luck banking in this environment; more horseshit then you can shake a stick at!  </p> <p> -   If your balance falls below $100.00 at TD at any given time during the month; they hit you with a $15.00 low balance fee ($180.00 a year!).</p> <p><b>You are better off going to a local bank or a federal credit union for your banking needs.</b></p> <p>BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR MY NEXT SERIES INSTALLMENT POST ON 6/3/2018!</p> </blockquote>
Alive, America, and Anaconda: can
 do it
 TO DO LIST
<p><a href="https://corbinalexanderwealthguidance.tumblr.com/post/173631157384/corbin-alexander-weallth-guidance-posted" class="tumblr_blog">corbinalexanderwealthguidance</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><b>CORBIN ALEXANDER WEALLTH
GUIDANCE:  </b>POSTED 05/06/2018<b></b></p>
<p><b>STARTING OUT FROM SCRATCH – </b>POST #1 IN MY SERIES<b></b></p>
<p><b>BUDGETING:</b></p>
<p>50/30/20/RULE:</p>
<p>For the person already living life, this is an essential
rule of thumb:</p>
<p>-         
50% to <b>Needs</b>:  utilities, rent, food, car insurance (<b>never buy a car on credit/payments and be </b> <b>required to pay collision coverage:  only buy a used, 3-8 years old; Honda/Kia/Toyota for the best value/bang for your buck</b>),
gas, <b>clothes allowance</b>, etc.  Essentials needed to live!</p>
<p>-         
20% to <b>Savings
&amp; Investment</b>:   used to pay bank
loans/student loans, monthly deposits into a retirement account and an investment
account, credit card payments (pay off the entire balance each month and not
just the minimum payment to avoid paying interest on interest = that’s what
eats you alive causing you to <b>NEVER</b>
pay off the balance(s)) and never buy stuff from Fingerhut/Rent-A-Center or the
like…..the interest on this stuff is outrageous and you pay 3x-5x what the item
is actually worth in the end – if you ever get to the end of the payments!</p>
<p>-         
30% to <b>Wants</b>:  vacations (limit one per year – do day trips
for the other week taken on paid vacation benefits) and future “Wants” such as
saving for a house:  if you need the
monies in less than 5 years, then bank it – if you need the monies in over 8
years, then invest it; that is the industry rule of thumb when it comes to “<b>Wants</b>”.</p>
<p>Two methods to keep you on track:</p>
<p> -         
The spread sheet method:  this is where you track your budget in MS
Excel.</p>
<p> -    The envelope method:  this is where you assign envelopes labeled by
each expense.   </p>
<p><b>EMERGECY FUND:  </b></p>
<p>This where you have a bank savings
account holding a minimum of six months of expenses to pay “<b>all</b>” your monthly bills in the event of
a job lose or an illness:  you are <b>NEVER</b> to dip into this unless you are
in a dire straight situation.  </p>
<p><b>Establish this fund FIRST before all other suggestions are followed.</b></p>
<p><b> </b></p>
<p><b>SAVINGS &amp; INVESTMENT:   </b></p>
<p>-         
Start saving for an emergency fund first.</p>
<p>-         
<b>Do not</b>
use the Overdraft protection feature on your bank debit card = avoid getting
into the habit of paying Overdraft charges over and over again!  But do have it on the account – in the event
of an emergency = like your car breaks down, etc. and avoid using a credit card
and carry a balance.</p>
<p>-         
Start an investment account at Ally.com/invest
and invest in my Model ETF Portfolio that I’ll outline at a later date…<b>stay tuned</b>!</p>
<p>-         
Start investing in my ”<b>ALL PURPOSE</b>” Model Mutual Fund Portfolio: starting in your mid-50’s/early
60’s.</p>
<p>-         
Start investing in my designated Model Mutual
Fund 80+ Portfolio in your 80’s; exact allocation percentages to also be
revealed at a later date!</p>

<p><b>CREDIT
CARDS/BANKING MANAGEMENT:</b></p>
<p><b> </b>-         
Establish a credit history at 18 years old
before working a full-time 9-5 or going to college:  now is the time to obtain a pre-paid debt
card through <b>Capital One.com</b> or a
similar lender.   And do not forget to
get a small personal loan ($1,000.00 minimum) at a <b>local bank</b> using a co-signer to qualify for the loan.</p>
<p> As you <b>SLOWLY</b>
establish a credit history; apply for a no-fee/low credit limit card through <b>Discover.com</b> and/or <b>Capital One.com.</b></p>
<p><b> </b></p>
<p><b>HAVE
YOU RUN UP YOUR CREDIT CARDS TO THE MAX AND DROWNING IN DEBT OVERALL? –
CONSIDER CLAIMING BANKRUPTCY AND START OVER – JUST BE CAREFUL; DON’T SCREW UP
AGAIN LIKE THE LAST TIME.</b></p>
<p><b> </b></p>
<p>-         
Earn interest in an interest-bearing savings or
CD account:</p>
<p>               Not all
banks are created equal; which is why most are banking wrong:   </p>
<p>               <b>BANK
OF AMERICA</b>:  This is a “fee city”
bank.  You name it, they have a fee
attached</p>
<p><b>TD
BANK</b>:  This is a bank with convoluted
morals.  Good luck banking in this
environment; more horseshit then you can shake a stick
at!  </p>
<p> -   If your balance falls below $100.00 at TD at any
given time during the month; they hit you with a $15.00 low balance fee
($180.00 a year!).</p>
<p><b>You
are better off going to a local bank or a federal credit union for your banking
needs.</b></p>
<p>BE ON THE LOOKOUT
FOR MY NEXT SERIES INSTALLMENT POST ON 6/3/2018!</p>
</blockquote>

<p><a href="https://corbinalexanderwealthguidance.tumblr.com/post/173631157384/corbin-alexander-weallth-guidance-posted" class="tumblr_blog"...

Alive, Disappointed, and Future: DO GOOD THINGS AND GOOD THINGS WILL HAPPEN FOR YOU: Do good things to change the world! 👇Here are a few POWERFUL ways you can all change the world: ✔️Smile. As minuscule as it might seem, smiling can have a big impact. Not only does it impact you, but also the lives of others that are both immediately around you and that you come into contact with. People that often smile are happier and less depressed. In turn, they act differently than people that are always frowning and unhappy. If you think about a smiling person, you also realize that they’re likely positive about life. However, this also affects the people around you. When someone sees you smiling, they feel happier than when they see you angry, sad or depressed. In short, smiling is infectious. 😁 ✔️Be kind. It doesn’t take much to be kind to others. Yet, kindness seems to be more of the exception to the rule these days rather than the norm. Be kind to others around you. Don’t think the worst of them. Think the best. Even if people have disappointed you in the past, don’t lose hope in the future of humanity. ✔️Be present. We usually don’t live in the moment. We’re elsewhere, somewhere transported in our own minds. Physically we’re here, but mentally, emotionally and spiritually we’ve evaporated. When was the last time you were actually present? When did you look around with child-eyed wonder at all the miracles taking place? When did you last realize the fragility of life and actually stop to appreciate everything happening inside of you to keep you alive? 🤔 But, by being present, you can actually change the world. It will allow you to be more aware of your environment, people and things all around you. You’ll appreciate the heart beating in your chest countless times per minute, pushing the blood throughout your veins, or the lungs that are breathing in the air to keep you alive, or your kidneys, your liver, and everything else that allows you to live life in this world. ✔️Contribute. Want to make an impact on this world? Want to change it in small ways on your own? Contribute to others. Not just your money. If you don’t have money, that’s okay. Contribute your time. - Did you like the small list? Comment below and let me know what you think! - smile
Alive, Disappointed, and Future: DO GOOD THINGS
 AND GOOD THINGS
 WILL HAPPEN FOR YOU:
Do good things to change the world! 👇Here are a few POWERFUL ways you can all change the world: ✔️Smile. As minuscule as it might seem, smiling can have a big impact. Not only does it impact you, but also the lives of others that are both immediately around you and that you come into contact with. People that often smile are happier and less depressed. In turn, they act differently than people that are always frowning and unhappy. If you think about a smiling person, you also realize that they’re likely positive about life. However, this also affects the people around you. When someone sees you smiling, they feel happier than when they see you angry, sad or depressed. In short, smiling is infectious. 😁 ✔️Be kind. It doesn’t take much to be kind to others. Yet, kindness seems to be more of the exception to the rule these days rather than the norm. Be kind to others around you. Don’t think the worst of them. Think the best. Even if people have disappointed you in the past, don’t lose hope in the future of humanity. ✔️Be present. We usually don’t live in the moment. We’re elsewhere, somewhere transported in our own minds. Physically we’re here, but mentally, emotionally and spiritually we’ve evaporated. When was the last time you were actually present? When did you look around with child-eyed wonder at all the miracles taking place? When did you last realize the fragility of life and actually stop to appreciate everything happening inside of you to keep you alive? 🤔 But, by being present, you can actually change the world. It will allow you to be more aware of your environment, people and things all around you. You’ll appreciate the heart beating in your chest countless times per minute, pushing the blood throughout your veins, or the lungs that are breathing in the air to keep you alive, or your kidneys, your liver, and everything else that allows you to live life in this world. ✔️Contribute. Want to make an impact on this world? Want to change it in small ways on your own? Contribute to others. Not just your money. If you don’t have money, that’s okay. Contribute your time. - Did you like the small list? Comment below and let me know what you think! - smile

Do good things to change the world! 👇Here are a few POWERFUL ways you can all change the world: ✔️Smile. As minuscule as it might seem, smil...

Alive, Animals, and Apparently: Motherhood denied Breaking the mother-calf bond is fundamental to all forms of dairy farming. <p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/165694169733/i-am-your-northern-star-dear-tumb1r" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://i-am-your-northern-star.tumblr.com/post/165693494927/dear-tumb1r-krakenpocalypse-crimsonclad" class="tumblr_blog">i-am-your-northern-star</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://dear-tumb1r.tumblr.com/post/165688769552/krakenpocalypse-crimsonclad-kedreeva" class="tumblr_blog">dear-tumb1r</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://krakenpocalypse.tumblr.com/post/165684582701/crimsonclad-kedreeva-palpablenotion" class="tumblr_blog">krakenpocalypse</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://crimsonclad.tumblr.com/post/165654725553/kedreeva-palpablenotion" class="tumblr_blog">crimsonclad</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://kedreeva.tumblr.com/post/165653905615/palpablenotion-speedforcesensitive" class="tumblr_blog">kedreeva</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://palpablenotion.tumblr.com/post/165166115235/speedforcesensitive-satanstruemistress" class="tumblr_blog">palpablenotion</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://speedforcesensitive.tumblr.com/post/165165767368/satanstruemistress-vinato71-dustypumpkin" class="tumblr_blog">speedforcesensitive</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://satanstruemistress.tumblr.com/post/165022766332/vinato71-dustypumpkin-rossmallo" class="tumblr_blog">satanstruemistress</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://vinato71.tumblr.com/post/161293956968/dustypumpkin-rossmallo-thehornedwitch" class="tumblr_blog">vinato71</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://dustypumpkin.tumblr.com/post/160300743192/rossmallo-thehornedwitch" class="tumblr_blog">dustypumpkin</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://rossmallo.tumblr.com/post/160299092775/thehornedwitch-thesocialjusticecourier" class="tumblr_blog">rossmallo</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://thehornedwitch.tumblr.com/post/160275346862/thesocialjusticecourier-thehornedwitch" class="tumblr_blog">thehornedwitch</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://thesocialjusticecourier.tumblr.com/post/160263273220/thehornedwitch-somejane-namesnotfred" class="tumblr_blog">thesocialjusticecourier</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://thehornedwitch.tumblr.com/post/159933662002/somejane-namesnotfred-gimmeacoldbeer" class="tumblr_blog">thehornedwitch</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://somejane.tumblr.com/post/109645584967">somejane</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://namesnotfred.tumblr.com/post/109005051111">namesnotfred</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://gimmeacoldbeer.tumblr.com/post/72414064607">gimmeacoldbeer</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://kijikun.tumblr.com/post/72255066968">kijikun</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://striderwolf.tumblr.com/post/71894869320">striderwolf</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://crazyqueerclassicist.tumblr.com/post/71587090064">crazyqueerclassicist</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://north-american-weesnaw.tumblr.com/post/71571039829">north-american-weesnaw</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://friso1990.tumblr.com/post/71570538840">friso1990</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://catsteaks.tumblr.com/post/71409852369">catsteaks</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://gorreality.tumblr.com/post/70881833496">gorreality</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>“I can’t be vegan, I love cheese”</p> <p>Dairy industry is as evil as meat. No less harm for animals. Does it look natural that calf can’t drink milk so you can taste your piece of cheese? </p> <p>GO VEGAN. </p> </blockquote> <p><i><b>WRONG</b></i></p> <p>That calf is wearing a nose tag. Nose tags are put on calves so that they are able to stay with their mothers longer, but are unable to nurse. They don’t NEED to nurse as they get older, they just get greedier and pushier and will bash up the cow’s udder and bruise it with their noses.</p> <p>This nose-tag is so that calves can stay with their mothers, their mothers can remain pain-free and healthy, and nobody is stressed.</p> <p>Educate yourselves you ignorant fucking tarts.</p> </blockquote> <p>…really? You don’t think it might have anything to do with the milk being stolen for human consumption? At all? Not even a tiny bit?</p> </blockquote> <p>Militant vegans can fuck right off</p> </blockquote> <p>Based on fur texture and face shape, that calf is at least six months old, probably older.  Calves can survive without actual cow milk even at three months, though older is better (calves weaned that early are usually fed a sort of formula for another couple months).</p> <p>Also, nose tags like that one don’t go through the cow’s septum.  They basically work like those fake septum rings for humans.</p> <p>In addition to weaning the calves, another use for nose tags is protecting non-lactating cows.  Sometimes weanlings or even adult cows will suck on themselves or other non-lactating cows; this can cause internal teat scarring bad enough to prevent that teat or teats from ever working.  I’ve seen this happen, and it’s ugly, probably at least somewhat painful, and, if bad enough, would lead to the cow being slaughtered at a very young age because she can’t produce milk, has chronic mastitis, and/or can’t be milked with automatic milking equipment.  So,<b> nose tags actually prevent animal cruelty</b>.</p> <p>Also, calves will suck on anything remotely oblong (and attempt to eat literally anything), even if they are being adequately fed or overfed.  Often they will suck on other calves’ ears, and, since ears are longer than teats and cows have upper as well as lower teeth in the back of their mouths, many calves get bites on their ears, which often become severely infected.  I’m not sure if nose tags would work there, because physics—a non-toxic but bad-tasting ear paint would be better—but yeah, letting a calf put anything it wants in its mouth is not always a good idea.</p> </blockquote> <p>reblogging for educational purposes.</p> </blockquote> <p>reblogging for people being schooled</p> </blockquote> <p>This was the funniest argument about false cruelty I have read.. Thank you. </p> </blockquote> <p>I love this for 2 reasons: Most people don’t realize that in farming areas agriculture/horticulture/animal husbandry is part of public school education from as early on as 7th grade. (Though I remember dissecting cow eyes in 4th grade science sooo) I assure you fifteen year old farm kids know more about what constitutes animal cruelty in farms than thirty year old vegans with, or without an agenda. </p> <p>Also that if you really want good quality beef/pork/eggs/milk/etc you don’t abuse your animals. Ever. That’s not the point and if you want to make any kind of money off your career choice, you are going to treat those creatures better than you treat yourself. You’ll call a vet five times for an infection in your herd before you visit the hospital for a missing foot on your own leg. </p> <p>So. Yeah. Watch out, because we’re getting internet access these days. We’re on tumblr too. </p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="" data-orig-height="160" data-orig-width="300" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce70686fa4ad69e81e9c6bcd29fa12ff/tumblr_inline_nj0zcyv0go1r1k5tf.gif"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce70686fa4ad69e81e9c6bcd29fa12ff/tumblr_inline_owsrk62QTZ1rw09tq_540.gif" data-orig-height="160" data-orig-width="300" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce70686fa4ad69e81e9c6bcd29fa12ff/tumblr_inline_nj0zcyv0go1r1k5tf.gif"/></figure></p> <p>P.S. The immigrant workers farming your supermarket produce have no health care or legal protection, and the Bolivians farming your 365 Organic Quinoa can’t afford to eat it. But PLEASE won’t someone think of the poor baby cows who won’t get off the tit?!</p> </blockquote> <p>Also this is a LOT nicer than what mother cows do to calves that won’t be weaned. You know what mother cows do to calves that won’t wean? kick them in the head. Now I don’t know about vegans, but I’d rather have a nose tag that discouraged me from injuring my mother (because calves that don’t wean tend to chew on udders and make mother cows bleed) rather than being kicked in the head.<br/>Source: I grew up on a fucking cattle ranch. I have seen chickens skeletonize a mouse I KNOW SHIT.</p> </blockquote> <h2>“I have seen chickens skeletonize a mouse I KNOW SHIT.”</h2> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="230" data-tumblr-attribution="vegemaryam-blog-blog:dHMFQoiSWHRFiB-ADut1Hg:Z5ZE3yG4v53k" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz2rnxs2001qewskmo1_250.gif"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/058afa51d891f3ae78ad77a706d4294e/tumblr_inline_owsrk7X9bI1rw09tq_540.gif" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="230" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz2rnxs2001qewskmo1_250.gif"/></figure><p>I’m sorry, what? What??? WHAT??? you can’t just leave it there please explain <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mE-H1ppiBm7u2G5sYjEGAxg">@thehornedwitch</a><br/></p> </blockquote> <p>Happy to explain!<br/>See, chickens are omnivorous. They eat bugs, plants, and meatstuffs. Y'know how crows and ravens and things eat meat? Well, chickens too. Ours had a particular fondness for ham when someone accidentally put it into the bucket of good scraps we set aside for the chickens. A bucket we tried to keep as meat-free as possible, because few things are more terrifying than a chicken looking you in the eyes as it scarfs down ham.<br/>Anyway, back to the mouse.<br/>One day i was doing Chicken Chores, like gathering eggs, putting out grain, emptying the bucket of greens, etc, when a mouse runs across the pen.<br/>All at once, eight or so chickens stop dead, look at it, and SWARM.<br/>Now I’m six at this point in time and developing a healthy fear of chickens, and so do nothing.<br/>By the time the chickens are done, all that is left of the mouse is its bones. I left the chicken pen very, very quickly.<br/>Chickens crave meat. They were dinosaurs. They did not forget that they were dinosaurs.<br/>They will also cannibalize each other with reckless abandon. Sometimes we just had to remove one chicken to its own private pen away from the others because no matter what we did, that specific one always tried to eat the other chickens. We had one that really liked other chicken’s eyes. Bear in mind, our pens ensured each chicken had about five to six square feet all its own if you managed to space every chicken out evenly, we never locked them in teensy pen things, and fed them LOTS. These chickens just really, really wanted to maim.<br/>Chickens that are not Buff Orpingtons are the devil. Buff Orpingtons are sweethearts. If you must have chickens, have that kind. And never get Guineas. Guineas are SATAN INCARNATE. THEY SMELL FEAR.</p> </blockquote> <p>Holy shit, I dont think I’ll ever use chicken as an insult again. </p> </blockquote> <p>Holy Shit, same here that is terrifying</p> </blockquote> <p>Will I’m using it as a compliment</p> </blockquote> <p>I love farm animals.</p> </blockquote> <p>“Chickens crave meat. They were dinosaurs. They did not forget that they were dinosaurs.”<br/></p> <p>If you’ve ever looked a chicken in the eye you know that they don’t just remember; they’re patiently awaiting the day they become dinosaurs again. </p> </blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mbqnkKs3SqeMl1_0xhazmyQ">@kedreeva</a></p> </blockquote> <p>I have reblogged this before because watching farmers school vegans is always hilarious, but now we’re into birds, specifically fowl, and I have got <i>stories</i>.</p> <p> I had to give my turkey an antibiotic injection once upon a time, and she turned the needle puncture into a six inch by three inch hole in her back overnight as she attempted to <i>eat herself</i> because apparently turkeys find themselves to be delicious. She had to spend 3 months duct taped into a tea towel (the bandages underneath cleaned and replaced daily, mind you) until it healed because she would not stop ripping the bandages off to continue consuming herself. <br/></p> <p>Your chickens strip a mouse to the bone? Mine draw and quarter them and run around with the parts shrieking. My peacocks grab mice, beat them to death on the ground with this insanely fast back and forth head twisting motion, and then swallow them whole. You would not think an entire adult mouse would fit in their face, and you would be wrong.</p> <p>I knew a guy that used to regularly post photos of the 5-6′ long Copperhead snakes his peafowl would destroy. And I don’t mean kill, I mean <i>destroy</i>. These venomous snakes would get into the pens and the peas would just peck them into oblivion like nbd.</p> <p>Fowl didn’t just used to be dinosaurs. <i>They are still dinosaurs</i>.</p> <p>Thankfully they are small dinosaurs</p> <p>and we can just tape them into tea towels if we have to</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="446" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/352a8867c23dad97f44a9011fac8fbb1/tumblr_nb6qmiuoCV1rc4grco1_500.jpg"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/acee3cfaed48d9fef00fcee900d458d3/tumblr_inline_owsrk7C8Bg1rw09tq_540.jpg" data-orig-height="446" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/352a8867c23dad97f44a9011fac8fbb1/tumblr_nb6qmiuoCV1rc4grco1_500.jpg"/></figure></blockquote> <p>BEGGING for a Jurassic Park reboot where farmers run the place instead of brogrammer scientists, and the raptors frequently get scolded and taped into tea towels</p> </blockquote> <p>Now I feel less guilty about eating chicken. It’s just pre-emptive self defense.</p> </blockquote> <p>Its also preemptive self defense to eat pigs because they will knock you over and eat you alive </p> </blockquote> <p>I had a friend in New Zealand who has some chickens (and one turkey named Pablo) on her land. One day she looked out her window to discover that Pablo had killed one of the hens, and kept returning to mutilate the body. There were chicken parts everywhere. He would drag what was left of the hen around the yard like he was proud of his work. They ended up getting rid of Pablo. </p> </blockquote> <p>WHAT THE FUCK I THOUGHT CHICKENS WERE SWEET LITTLE FLUFFS WHAT IS THIS SHIT</p> </blockquote> <p>Oh no, Birdy. Chickens are kind of evil. My dad still has a scar on his hand from being pecked by a chicken when he was six.</p>
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<p>“I can’t be vegan, I love cheese”</p>
<p>Dairy industry is as evil as meat. No less harm for animals. Does it look natural that calf can’t drink milk so you can taste your piece of cheese? </p>
<p>GO VEGAN. </p>
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<p><i><b>WRONG</b></i></p>
<p>That calf is wearing a nose tag. Nose tags are put on calves so that they are able to stay with their mothers longer, but are unable to nurse. They don’t NEED to nurse as they get older, they just get greedier and pushier and will bash up the cow’s udder and bruise it with their noses.</p>
<p>This nose-tag is so that calves can stay with their mothers, their mothers can remain pain-free and healthy, and nobody is stressed.</p>
<p>Educate yourselves you ignorant fucking tarts.</p>
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<p>…really? You don’t think it might have anything to do with the milk being stolen for human consumption? At all? Not even a tiny bit?</p>
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<p>Militant vegans can fuck right off</p>
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<p>Based on fur texture and face shape, that calf is at least six months old, probably older.  Calves can survive without actual cow milk even at three months, though older is better (calves weaned that early are usually fed a sort of formula for another couple months).</p>
<p>Also, nose tags like that one don’t go through the cow’s septum.  They basically work like those fake septum rings for humans.</p>
<p>In addition to weaning the calves, another use for nose tags is protecting non-lactating cows.  Sometimes weanlings or even adult cows will suck on themselves or other non-lactating cows; this can cause internal teat scarring bad enough to prevent that teat or teats from ever working.  I’ve seen this happen, and it’s ugly, probably at least somewhat painful, and, if bad enough, would lead to the cow being slaughtered at a very young age because she can’t produce milk, has chronic mastitis, and/or can’t be milked with automatic milking equipment.  So,<b> nose tags actually prevent animal cruelty</b>.</p>
<p>Also, calves will suck on anything remotely oblong (and attempt to eat literally anything), even if they are being adequately fed or overfed.  Often they will suck on other calves’ ears, and, since ears are longer than teats and cows have upper as well as lower teeth in the back of their mouths, many calves get bites on their ears, which often become severely infected.  I’m not sure if nose tags would work there, because physics—a non-toxic but bad-tasting ear paint would be better—but yeah, letting a calf put anything it wants in its mouth is not always a good idea.</p>
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<p>reblogging for educational purposes.</p>
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<p>reblogging for people being schooled</p>
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<p>This was the funniest argument about false cruelty I have read.. Thank you. </p>
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<p>I love this for 2 reasons: Most people don’t realize that in farming areas agriculture/horticulture/animal husbandry is part of public school education from as early on as 7th grade. (Though I remember dissecting cow eyes in 4th grade science sooo) I assure you fifteen year old farm kids know more about what constitutes animal cruelty in farms than thirty year old vegans with, or without an agenda. </p>
<p>Also that if you really want good quality beef/pork/eggs/milk/etc you don’t abuse your animals. Ever. That’s not the point and if you want to make any kind of money off your career choice, you are going to treat those creatures better than you treat yourself. You’ll call a vet five times for an infection in your herd before you visit the hospital for a missing foot on your own leg. </p>
<p>So. Yeah. Watch out, because we’re getting internet access these days. We’re on tumblr too. </p>
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<p>P.S. The immigrant workers farming your supermarket produce have no health care or legal protection, and the Bolivians farming your 365 Organic Quinoa can’t afford to eat it. But PLEASE won’t someone think of the poor baby cows who won’t get off the tit?!</p>
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<p>Also this is a LOT nicer than what mother cows do to calves that won’t be weaned. You know what mother cows do to calves that won’t wean? kick them in the head. Now I don’t know about vegans, but I’d rather have a nose tag that discouraged me from injuring my mother (because calves that don’t wean tend to chew on udders and make mother cows bleed) rather than being kicked in the head.<br/>Source: I grew up on a fucking cattle ranch. I have seen chickens skeletonize a mouse I KNOW SHIT.</p>
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<h2>“I have seen chickens skeletonize a mouse I KNOW SHIT.”</h2>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="230" data-tumblr-attribution="vegemaryam-blog-blog:dHMFQoiSWHRFiB-ADut1Hg:Z5ZE3yG4v53k" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz2rnxs2001qewskmo1_250.gif"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/058afa51d891f3ae78ad77a706d4294e/tumblr_inline_owsrk7X9bI1rw09tq_540.gif" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="230" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz2rnxs2001qewskmo1_250.gif"/></figure><p>I’m sorry, what? What??? WHAT??? you can’t just leave it there please explain <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mE-H1ppiBm7u2G5sYjEGAxg">@thehornedwitch</a><br/></p>
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<p>Happy to explain!<br/>See, chickens are omnivorous. They eat bugs, plants, and meatstuffs. Y'know how crows and ravens and things eat meat? Well, chickens too. Ours had a particular fondness for ham when someone accidentally put it into the bucket of good scraps we set aside for the chickens. A bucket we tried to keep as meat-free as possible, because few things are more terrifying than a chicken looking you in the eyes as it scarfs down ham.<br/>Anyway, back to the mouse.<br/>One day i was doing Chicken Chores, like gathering eggs, putting out grain, emptying the bucket of greens, etc, when a mouse runs across the pen.<br/>All at once, eight or so chickens stop dead, look at it, and SWARM.<br/>Now I’m six at this point in time and developing a healthy fear of chickens, and so do nothing.<br/>By the time the chickens are done, all that is left of the mouse is its bones. I left the chicken pen very, very quickly.<br/>Chickens crave meat. They were dinosaurs. They did not forget that they were dinosaurs.<br/>They will also cannibalize each other with reckless abandon. Sometimes we just had to remove one chicken to its own private pen away from the others because no matter what we did, that specific one always tried to eat the other chickens. We had one that really liked other chicken’s eyes. Bear in mind, our pens ensured each chicken had about five to six square feet all its own if you managed to space every chicken out evenly, we never locked them in teensy pen things, and fed them LOTS. These chickens just really, really wanted to maim.<br/>Chickens that are not Buff Orpingtons are the devil. Buff Orpingtons are sweethearts. If you must have chickens, have that kind. And never get Guineas. Guineas are SATAN INCARNATE. THEY SMELL FEAR.</p>
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<p>Holy shit, I dont think I’ll ever use chicken as an insult again. </p>
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<p>Holy Shit, same here that is terrifying</p>
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<p>Will I’m using it as a compliment</p>
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<p>I love farm animals.</p>
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<p>“Chickens crave meat. They were dinosaurs. They did not forget that they were dinosaurs.”<br/></p>
<p>If you’ve ever looked a chicken in the eye you know that they don’t just remember; they’re patiently awaiting the day they become dinosaurs again. </p>
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<p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mbqnkKs3SqeMl1_0xhazmyQ">@kedreeva</a></p>
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<p>I have reblogged this before because watching farmers school vegans is always hilarious, but now we’re into birds, specifically fowl, and I have got <i>stories</i>.</p>
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I had to give my turkey an antibiotic injection once upon a time, and she turned the needle puncture into a six inch by three inch hole in her back overnight as she attempted to <i>eat herself</i> because apparently turkeys find themselves to be delicious. She had to spend 3 months duct taped into a tea towel (the bandages underneath cleaned and replaced daily, mind you) until it healed because she would not stop ripping the bandages off to continue consuming herself.

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<p>Your chickens strip a mouse to the bone? Mine draw and quarter them and run around with the parts shrieking. My peacocks grab mice, beat them to death on the ground with this insanely fast back and forth head twisting motion, and then swallow them whole. You would not think an entire adult mouse would fit in their face, and you would be wrong.</p>
<p>I knew a guy that used to regularly post photos of the 5-6′ long Copperhead snakes his peafowl would destroy. And I don’t mean kill, I mean <i>destroy</i>. These venomous snakes would get into the pens and the peas would just peck them into oblivion like nbd.</p>
<p>Fowl didn’t just used to be dinosaurs. <i>They are still dinosaurs</i>.</p>
<p>Thankfully they are small dinosaurs</p>
<p>and we can just tape them into tea towels if we have to</p>
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<p>BEGGING for a Jurassic Park reboot where farmers run the place instead of brogrammer scientists, and the raptors frequently get scolded and taped into tea towels</p>
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<p>Now I feel less guilty about eating chicken. It’s just pre-emptive self defense.</p>
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<p>Its also preemptive self defense to eat pigs because they will knock you over and eat you alive </p>
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<p>I had a friend in New Zealand who has some chickens (and one turkey named Pablo) on her land. One day she looked out her window to discover that Pablo had killed one of the hens, and kept returning to mutilate the body. There were chicken parts everywhere. He would drag what was left of the hen around the yard like he was proud of his work. They ended up getting rid of Pablo. </p>
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<p>WHAT THE FUCK I THOUGHT CHICKENS WERE SWEET LITTLE FLUFFS WHAT IS THIS SHIT</p>
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<p>Oh no, Birdy. Chickens are kind of evil. My dad still has a scar on his hand from being pecked by a chicken when he was six.</p>

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