This auction of 32 horses seized by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture in February 2016 as part of an animal-cruelty investigation will help pay for costs incurred through caring for them and other animals at the department’s Large Animal Rehabilitation Facility.
LEBANON - Bryan O’Hara keeps five tractors on his Tobacco Road Farm, but these days they don’t get a whole lot of use. As he puts it, “the iron is largely idle” not due to a lack of production, but because his no-till organic growing methods simply don’t require much machinery.
After a recent outbreak of E. Coli at a Connecticut goat farm that sickened dozens of people, the Department of Agriculture reminds anyone who holds or visits a farm animal exhibition to take precautions to prevent the potential spread of disease from animals to people.
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