Cows graze in a field. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images, File)

Man Accused Of Abandoning Livestock To Die Pleads No Contest

Authorities said they found many dead animals last winter in Isabella County’s Rolland Township, including a mule, cows, 25 sheep and 20 chickens.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2015

2 Cattle Dealers Fined For Lack Of Tracking Tags

Michigan has fined two livestock dealers more than $22,000 for moving calves without required radio frequency I.D. tags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2013

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Rent-A-Chicken Business Hatches In Traverse City

It’s not out of the ordinary to rent things such as textbooks, power tools and designer dresses. But a chicken?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2013

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Ingham County Considering Dairy Goat Ordinance

Ingham County officials are considering whether to allow people who live in urban areas to keep dairy goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

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Cow Dodges Traffic Along I-75

It could have been an utter disaster, but after a morning of dodging traffic, a cow is now safe and sound and off the freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

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MSU Study: Michigan Agribusiness Running Strong

A Michigan State University study says agriculture contributed $91.4 billion to Michigan’s economy in the last year measured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

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City Tables Issue, Wants Woman To Discuss Backyard Farm With Neighbors

After a three-hour hearing, city officials have decided to “butt out” of the debate over a Livonia woman’s pet chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

”Let me keep my goats.” That’s what a Livonia woman will ask city officials at a zoning hearing Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

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Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

The battle lines have been drawn in a Livonia neighborhood over a family’s chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012