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Posted 8/15/2010 10:02pm by Art Ozias.
  • Chicken day is this coming Friday.  I have notified those on the list that are getting chickens.  We will be doing more next week, so hang in there. We are doing our best to fill the orders.
  • I am still beating the bushes trying to find some "dirt" hogs.  I have followed three leads, only to find out they are "commodity" type hogs raised on concrete. 
  • Some have had difficulty making yogurt.  Maybe it would be best to "practice" using store milk. Then once you have your technique down, use raw milk.  We have been doing it for so long that maybe we have omitted something.
  • Two steers are going to the processor tomorrow morning.  Those getting beef in August will get their invoice soon.  I have Staab, Rice, Winchester, O'Connell, Hann, Foster, and Carter.  If there is a problem let me know as soon as possible. 


 Watch this video at your discretion.  If you choose, just read the article.  It is pretty graphic.


Stay out of the hospital.  It’s dangerous.


Anyone who drinks a diet soda with aspartame is playing Russian Roulette.  



Do any of you trust the FDA?  This Avandia coverup has again exposed their soft bellies.


I think I sent a similar article.  But we have several new subscribers.


I don’t think you will read this in your local paper/media.  Thank goodness for the internet.

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra
Posted 8/9/2010 1:23pm by Art Ozias.
  • The next chicken day is scheduled for Aug 20, a Friday.  I will be sending out a separate email to those getting chickens.  I don't know for sure how many we will have available.  Stay tuned.
  • Goldie the new cow is working out pretty well, so far. 
  • Wheat prices have skyrocketed due to the drought in Russia.  Our crop is in the freezer and is still $.80/#.  Makes awesome pancakes and bread.  Check out the Easy Bread Recipe on our web site.
  • We have two tubs of lard.  Twenty dollars each.
  • We have a couple of yogurt makers.  Twenty-four dollars each.
  • We still have the freezer, but someone may be interested.  Will know this week.

Please help get control away from the large corporations.  Some have asked, “What can I do?”.  Here’s your chance. 

Here’s another link with info about Vit K and grass “finished” beef.  

Here are the important markers for heart health.  I got a “Cardio-Vascular Profile -2” test and it had most of these.  A good resource is a book by Dr Mark Liponis, Ultra-Prevention.  This is an informative site.

Read this one and email me and I will put you on the list for a “Dirt Hog”.  I’m still looking to find some that meet (meat) my requirements.

Here is some statin news from Dr Douglass. 

A new analysis finds major problems with the Big Pharma-funded study used to push statins on millions of healthy people -- including glaring financial conflicts, inconsistent data and a too-quick move to end the trial once they got the result they were looking for.

And that adds up to a trial that could have been seriously biased, according to the new analysis.

A company-funded trial... biased??? You don't say! 

Of course, I wasn't at all surprised to read in the Archives of Internal Medicine that nine of the 14 main researchers behind the infamous JUPITER trial had financial ties to AstraZeneca. That's the company that makes Crestor, the statin used in the study, and its money paid for this piece of... well, let's call it a piece of research.

What's more, the lead JUPITER researcher had a conflict so glaring he shouldn't have been allowed within a mile of this thing. The analysts say Harvard Medical School's Dr. Paul Ridker holds a patent that could earn him huge piles of cash once Crestor is put into wider use.

And guess what? As a result of his study, Crestor is being put into wider use -- because the FDA has approved a dangerous scheme to give this cholesterol med to millions of healthy people with no hint of a cholesterol problem.

But while the study found that Crestor might lower heart disease risk in these people, the researchers conveniently left out data showing that the drug didn't actually lower the rates of death by heart attack and stroke, according to the new analysis.

Another new analysis in the same journal looked at 11 studies -- including JUPITER -- and found that statins didn't help "high-risk" patients with no signs of heart disease to live even a second longer. 

And of course, we don't know the long-term effects of Crestor in healthy patients -- because the researchers pulled the plug on JUPITER more than two years ahead of schedule. 

With so many obvious problems, this trial wasn't a piece of research.

It was a piece of something else entirely.

Tearing bad research into pieces,

 William Campbell Douglass II, M.D.

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 8/1/2010 10:52pm by Art Ozias.
  • Lila has been replaced with Goldie.  Hopefully, this will solve the milk situation.  I will know by Thursday.  Her production will dip somewhat with grass only.  She is a Guernsey and hopefully she is A2.  I will send some tail hairs in for the test.
  • Here are some prices from Nature's Pantry.  Wheat is $.99/#; ours is $.80.   White whole wheat flour is $8.99 for 5 lbs.  I am sure glad we have a stone grinder.  I also know exactly where my wheat came from.
  • A whole fryer is $5.90/# for a 3.25# bird.  We are selling ours for $3.00
  • Now for the beef prices.  Ground beef is $7.19/#; ours is $3.75.  A rib-eye steak is , get this, $18.39/#.   Makes our beef at $3.10/# hangin weght sound pretty good.  They have sides by Harmony Farms for $5.99/# hanging weight.
  • Fi-Di Bus or Wolfgang is a good stone mill for grinding your wheat.
  • We have an upright freezer for sale for $175.00.  Here's your chance for a good freezer for your split half of beef.
  • We hatched out 16 guineas about a week ago.  They are doing well.
  • The garden is producing big time.  Debra is making pickles tonight.  She canned peach jam and pickled peaches and froze green beans yesterday. Tomatoes, squash, egg plant, potatoes, cucumbers, peppers, blackberries and garlic are ready.  It is a busy time getting food put by for this winter.

If you still believe in “science based evidence” , then read this and make sure to read Dr. Mercola’s comments.


It may be time for all to see the movie DIRT.  It is an excellent movie.  Perhaps your library has it.  We got it when it was released.  It should be mandatory viewing in our “education” system.



Minnesota is in a fight against raw milk.  Here is a rebuttal to an editorial.  Dr. Winter did an excellent job.  Read it for yourself.


Just wanted to let you know how much we are enjoying the meat.  Had burgers the other night, and my kids wanted more.  Tonight we grilled some sirloin and they were tender and tasty.  Thank you so much, we really appreciate hard work and dedication.





What a waste of our tax dollars.


Sure is nice to know that raw milk is high in Vit K and Vit D.  Eat some good cheese.

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 7/25/2010 10:14pm by Art Ozias.
  • I try to send a Breezy Hill Update each week.  If you do not receive it, that means you have possibly changed your email address.  I am notified by my server if it is not transmitted.  I have no choice but to delete the email address.  If you want to remain on our web site and have changed your address, you need to sign in again on our main page, lower left hand corner.
  • Lila is still not in milk production.  We have had a real challenge with her.
  • I got my first set of lab tests for the A2 beta protein.  Both Rosebud and Daisy tested as A2/A2.  That's great.  Lila is A1/A2.   That's not as good.  I have sent information regarding the A2 vs A1 milk.
  • Ground beef pick up is tomorrow.  All have been notified.  We will have another ground beef event later this fall.  The July harvest will be delivered this Monday and Tuesday.


 Do you think drug companies have your best interests in mind?  Before you answer,  read "Live with Dr. Ray Strand" to uncovering facts about the drug industry and your health.


Dr. Strand is a classically trained physician with more than 30 years of experience in health care, and in this interview he reveals why he

believes many consumers are being harmed and even killed by commonly prescribed medicines. He is a respected author of several widely published books, including "Death By Prescription" and "What Your Doctor Doesn't Know About Nutritional Medicine May Be Killing You."


Many of the insights he shares in his recent books are also discussed in this interview. The full interview is available now as a download:



Everything  you will need to know about the “incredible, eatable egg”.


Even if it is organic, and apparently that’s a big IF, how much oil does it take to ship a garlic bulb from China? 


Here’s Dr Weil on saturated fats.  There is a lot of good information here.


More info on cell phone usage from another source.  You decide.


Pharma can’t patent hot water and papaya seeds, so don’t expect to read about this in your local paper.



Is this Popular Natural Sweetener Worse than High Fructose Corn Syrup?

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra
Posted 7/18/2010 10:45pm by Art Ozias.
  • Had our chicken day this past Saturday.  It was limited as we had some weather challenges.  The next one hopefully will fill most or your orders.
  • Several people have stopped by and got a SCOBY.  Also, we have several people now making their own yogurt.  Still have yogurt makers for sale.
  • Hamburger day is next Monday.  All have indicated they can be here for pick up.


If you’ve not heard about the dangers associated with GMO’s then by all means watch the video.  It is somewhat lengthy, but Mercola’s comments should compel you to watch the video.



I think you’ll enjoy Shannon Hayes.  Several of you have her book on Grassfed Cooking.


David Korten has some excellent ideas in his book.  Here is a short interview with him.


Here’s a little Monsanto news.  I haven’t  sent much  lately.  We need to keep them in our sights periodically.

That's it from the hill.  Art and Debra 

How much do you know about GMO foods?  Here is an interview with Jeffrey Smith.

Posted 7/11/2010 10:40pm by Art Ozias.
  • Lila had her calf.  Or better, with our assistance she had her calf.  It was a breech birth and we had to help. Oh yes, it was a bull calf.
  • Rosebud was retired and is raising her heifer calf.  Having her raise her calf is more important than a gallon or two of milk, since we now have two cows in production.
  • If you are interested in getting on our weekly milk list, send us an  email.  It really helps to have customer pick up scheduled for a particular day.
  • Be sure to read the links below.  I'm amazed at how much effort the government is expending in trying to stop raw milk production.  With all the problems facing this country one would think there are more important "fish to fry".
  • We have had some very positive responses to our "Easy Bread" recipe.  Debra forgot and left a loaf in too long and thought she had ruined it.  Surprise, it had a little thicker crust and it was delicious.  So, if you want a thicker crust leave it in for another fifteen minutes. The recipe on our web site has been updated.  Check it out. (You can also increase whole wheat or rye to one cup and decrease white flour to two cups.)
  • I am still trying to find some "dirt" hogs.  I'm talking to an old high school friend, who still farms the right way.  We'll see.  I need five hogs right now.  Once, you've had a "dirt" hog pork chop you'll never buy another one from the store.
  • Our next chicken day is this Sat.  Those on our list for pick up have been notified.  The next chicken day will be in five weeks, and if we don't lose any, we should be able to fill most of your requests.  Farming is a risky endeavor.
  • Our corn is chest high and looks great.  We should have a lot of white corn for grits and hominy.  Get ready.  Find some good recipes.

The following is from Dr. Douglas on the benefits of fat in your milk:  This is for all of you skim milk drinkers.  How milk and cheese protect the heart.


More mainstream lies are being put out to pasture -- because a new study proves that the fatty dairy foods you've been told to avoid are actually good for you.


The Swedish study found that people who eat the most dairy fats have the lowest heart risk -- especially women, who can slash their odds of a heart attack by more than a quarter by simply enjoying more delicious milk and cheese.

Sound familiar?  I've never been afraid of dairy fats, and I'll tell you the best way to get yours in a moment.

But if you've fallen for the old bait-and-switch at the supermarket and traded in real dairy for skim milk and soy cheese, the study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows what you've been missing.

Researchers recruited 1,000 volunteers -- 446 heart attack patients, and 556 who were healthy -- and tested them for pentadecanoic acid and heptadecanoic acid, two biomarkers of milk fats.

Don't worry about pronouncing those names, just make sure you get them in your body -- because the researchers found that women with the highest levels had the lowest heart risk: They were 26 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack. Men enjoyed a 9 percent drop in heart risk.

Still feel like nibbling on that low-fat cheese stick?

But don't rush off to swap your skim for whole just yet. If you REALLY want the benefits of dairy fats, you'll need to skip the supermarket altogether and go right to the source -- because nothing packs the pure nutritional punch of farm-fresh raw milk.


Raw milk contains the highest levels of absorbable calcium, essential fatty acids and critical nutrients like vitamins B12 and B6. It also tastes a heck of a lot better than that watered down factory garbage.

The only problem is getting it: Big Dairy has blocked any move at making raw milk accessible. Every state has different laws regarding raw milk. Your best option is to call your local dairy farm (Breezy Hill)-- you may need to speak in code, but they can probably help you out.


Big Dairy buys a law:

 Wisconsin calls itself "America's Dairyland," but they've got one word wrong -- because what's going on there is anything but American.

Let's call that state what it really is: Big Dairyland.

After heavy lobbying from the state's all-powerful dairy industry, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed a bill that would have allowed farmers to sell healthy, nutritious raw milk direct to consumers through next year.


No surprise there -- this bill never stood a cow's chance in a slaughterhouse in the first place, not in Big Dairy's back pasture. The industry fatcats have made billions selling you a watered-down muck packed with antibiotics and hormones, a diluted residue that's been heated and treated so much that all the nutrition is cooked right out of it.


Those milk cartels have fought tooth and nail to stop you from even having a choice in the matter, because they know that once you try REAL milk, you'll never go back.

William Campbell Douglass II, M.D.


Who controls what foods you can have access to?   Do you think you decide what you can eat or drink?  THINK AGAIN.


Be sure to also read the Raw Milk Conspiracy. At end of the commentary you may find the explanation of the cartoon interesting.  

We’ve mentioned this book before and most have not followed up with its purchase.  It is a basic book for those interested in developing a healthy approach to food.  Here is a link to amazon.  It will be the best $20 you’ll ever spend.   Make it a birthday gift to yourself.

 Here is an all encompassing indictment of our food system.  It may get your attention when you read what is happening to children.  I hope everyone reads ALL of this one.   I am sure glad we switched to grass finished beef and raw milk.  That plus our vegetables we raise has eliminated a whole lot of health risk.  Soon we will have a producing orchard. 

BEWARE OF SOY.  If you are still using soy products you need to read this.

that's it from the hill for this week.  Art and Debra

Posted 7/5/2010 11:29pm by Art Ozias.
  • Wheat is in.  Have plenty for sale.  Same as last year, $.80/#.  We have posted Debra's Easy Bread Recipe on our web site .  Go to More, then Recipes.  It's EASY and so GOOD.  After reading what they do to the wheat berry to make your flour, I'm glad I bought a flour mill in 1972.  It was a good investment and we are now using it each week. 
  • Princess is now in full production.  Lila is due anytime.  That should solve the milk situation for a few months.  I turned Rosebud out to just raise her calf. 
  • We have a lot going right now.  Have a hatch of guinea eggs in incubator, canning pickled beets, making applesauce, started a new batch of kraut with our cabbages, still planting for the fall garden.  Debra has mulched our entire garden.  Our white open pollinated corn is waist high.  First batch of hay is done, some got wet.
  • I'm still taking requests for pork.  As soon as I can find some "dirt hogs" I will let those on the list know.  Once you've had "dirt" pork you'll know how pork used to taste.
  • Have a couple of tubs of lard from last batch.
  • Bees are making a lot of honey.  Bob, the bee guy, said if anyone wants honey in a larger than the small jar to let us know.
  • Bob got his turkeys, 65 day-old poults, for this Thanksgiving.  Will be taking orders soon.

Debra finally got all of her amalgam fillings replaced.  Are you aware of the potential dangers?


Thanks to Richard for forwarding this to me.  I knew this, but not to this extent.


Important info for your heart, and if statins are involved, then by all means watch this.


More bad news for High Fructose Corn Syrup.


Researchers have discovered that at least 16 different types of cancer can be prevented by increasing vitamin D levels, including pancreatic, lung, breast, ovarian, prostate, and colon cancers. As you can see, these include the three most common cancers, as well as the most deadly.

that's it from the hill.   Art and Debra
Posted 6/28/2010 10:06pm by Art Ozias.
  • The recent beef delivery went smoothly.  My last delivery to  Wyoming St in KC was about four hours after I had picked it up at the processor in Clinton, Mo.  The outside temperature was 95.  My homemade insulated cover for the bed of my pickup worked well.  The meat was still frozen as hard as a rock.  Thanks to all for making the delivery so effortless.
  • For all that want to buy our milk you will need to email or call me with your weekly requirement.  I will keep that list and will set up a weekly schedule .  Obviously, everyone can't get their milk on Monday.  If you are already a regular weekly customer, you're on our list and have priority. 
  • The next chicken day will only fill the orders of four people.  The next one, however, will have a lot more chickens and will fill most of the remaining  orders.

    Had our first tomatoes and are they great.   Summer is here.  Will combine my wheat this next week.  Sure does make great pancakes and bread.

Remember the swine flu?  Read this and recall how we were duped.


I think I may have sent this earlier, it’s a good refresher.


Organic may not be enough.  Know your farmer, Know your food.


Fat is good,  Good fat is even better.


How to use a kitchen knife.

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 6/21/2010 11:49am by Art Ozias.
  • Correction.  Princess is due Jun 26 and Lila is due in Jul.  So, milk will be flowing soon.
  • I'm resending the following.  It is an excellent interview regarding Permaculture.
  • I attended an all school reunion today.  There were 400-500 former students of the high school I attended.  The school was closed in 1976.  They had a lunch with a short program after the lunch.  When I got home Debra asked me how was the meal.  The food was "prepared" by SODEXO which has the contract for food service for the University of Central Missouri.  The salad was iceberg and apparently any green leaves had been removed.  It was white.  One kind of salad dressing per table and I'm pretty sure it was ranch.  I know where they get their food - from the back of a SYSCO truck.  There isn't a ranch dressing that does not have MSG.  The main course was a buffet.  The first choice was a medly of vegetables.  They looked tired and over cooked.  I moved to the next choice; green beans. They looked ok and I took some.  There was a baked potato in aluminum foil and it looked like it had been baked and held in a warmer since 3 am.    Next was a chicken breast with grill marks.  I know all about those grill marks.  They are on the meat when it comes out the back of the truck.  We have used that item in our restaurant, so I was familiar with it and selected one.  Next was roast beef that had been sliced thin and rolled up.  It looked very dry.  I took one and then I saw the gravy.  I knew exactly where that had come from and I took the ladle and ladled some of the aus jus from the beef pan.  Finally, a roll.  The green beans had no flavor, the chicken breast was at best marginal (very dry) and the beef?  I couldn't eat it.  One bite and I moved to the baked potato and sour cream.  Debra's comment was, "Isn't is a shame that a chicken and beef had to sacrifice their life for that"?.  I agreed.  Several people at my table commented on how good the food was.  (This from my generation and older.)  They have forgotten what real food tastes like.  When Debra and I go out for an occasional dinner it is a challenge deciding what to order.  The cost for the reunion including the meal was $30.  So that I will feel better, I decided that my $30 went for the stamps, table decorations etc. and not for the meal.  Someone else's $30 paid for my meal.  I hate to have my vote be counted for such food.  REMEMBER, WE GET A VOTE EACH TIME WE USE OUR FORKS.

Here’s more on BPA.  (From Dr. Douglas) I just read that the FDA is going to study this for the next two years.  Why don't they review the science that other countries used to arrive at their banning BPA?


If you're eating and drinking from cans and plastic bottles, you're poisoning yourself -- and if you're pregnant, you could be sentencing your baby to a lifetime of sickness and disease.


Harsh? If the truth is harsh, then I'm guilty as charged -- but facts are facts, and the simple fact is that exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), the estrogen-like chemical used in food and drink containers, will harm your baby.


And if you're eating anything from a can, both of you are being exposed: A new study by the National Workgroup for Safe Markets finds that 92 percent of all canned foods contain BPA.


BPA has been linked to brain, breast and prostate problems, cancer and aggressive behavior. One new study out of Yale University finds that BPA exposure before birth can increase the risk of breast cancer decades later.


BPA can also rob you of your sex life. A new study published in the Journal of Andrology finds that men with higher levels of BPA in their urine are more likely to have erection problems, sexual dissatisfaction and even lower ejaculation strength.


That's one powerful poison -- and yet the FDA keeps twiddling its thumbs while the food industry continues to make the absurd claim that this junk is safe.


There's just one way to avoid BPA: Skip anything in a can or plastic bottle. Don't make any assumptions -- the hippies all switched from plastic water bottles to metal ones to avoid this junk, not knowing that metal bottles with plastic liners can still contain BPA.


If you feel the need to carry water around, use only pure stainless steel... and look for "BPA-free" label on anything you buy in a container. If it doesn't have that label, just assume it's toxic -- because it probably is.


The feds won't protect you... so you've got to do this yourself.


William Campbell Douglass II, M.D.

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 6/15/2010 10:14pm by Art Ozias.
  • Chicken day went well.  The next one will be in about four weeks.  We should get more of you caught up.   We go by what orders we have, but there is about a 6-7 week lag time.   It takes that long to raise the birds.
  • Our garden tour went well until it began to rain.  We had over 100 visitors from 9 until 11:30 when it started raining. 
  • The June beef harvest is complete.  It will be delivered this week or early next.  The July harvest is sold as is the ground beef only.  I have started filling the August harvest.  I have sent several invoices, but have not yet received the deposits.  Remember, your beef is not reserved until I have the deposit.  The federal law requires I have a contract on a live animal.
  • We still have some lard.  Twenty dollars a tub.
  • Corn is finally planted, so hopefully we will have corn this fall for you.  Did you know you can make your own grits and hominy?
  • Our orchard is finally complete.  Several apples, apricots, peaches, cherries, plums, nectarines and pears.  Our older trees have a lot of fruit this year.
  • Princess is due Jul 26 and Lila early next month.  We should have enough milk to add on some of you that have been waiting for real milk.


More disturbing news regarding vaccines.


Be sure to read this and next time you get some pork from us I would be glad to show you how to cure your bacons without Sodium Nitrite.


Here are six things that will make you think about where we are in this “grand experiment”.


Any of you interested in the school lunch debate may want to read this.

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra