Sun., Jan. 25, 2009
Of bacon, longhorns and seaweed-eating sheep…
Here's the quiz:
a) Where does the cattle-calling nickname "Bossy" come from?
b) Why is bacon not so tasty anymore?
c) And what is the world's only seaweed-eating sheep?
Find out all this -- and much, much more -- in three minutes of testimony by Sen. Ken Jacobsen, D-Seattle.
Driven by the same impulse that leads gardeners to cultivate old "heirloom" tomato varieties (among them: Mike Gregoire), Jacobsen is proposing a state recognition program for "heritage livestock and poultry breeds."