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Goose Pulling

Goose Pulling is the Practice of Tying Greased Live Geese Onto a Pole. Riders on Horseback will Then Attempt to Grab the Bird by the Neck and Pull Their Heads Off.

From the 17th to the 19th centuries, goose pulling was a blood sport practiced in parts of the Netherlands, Belgium, England, and North America. It originated in Spain in the 12th century and was spread throughout Europe by the Spanish Third. But how is this sport performed? Goose pulling is the practice of tying a …

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Chicken Glasses

Why Did Chickens Need to Wear Eyeglasses?

Poultry farming is a form of animal husbandry that focuses on raising domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese for eggs or meat. Each poultry farm follows its own set of protocols and guidelines to ensure the safety of the fowl, but did you know that chickens wear glasses to avoid cannibalism? To …

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How Big was Secretariat’s Heart?

With his Triple Crown achievement, Secretariat set a record no racing horse could beat. Even as a 2-year old horse, many recognized the vastness of his potential. Acknowledged by Time, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and many more, nobody could ignore the powerful speed generated by Big Red.  During Secretariat’s necropsy, Dr. Swerczek was shocked to see …

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