Hoshi’s DNA profile

Hoshi results are back from embarkvet.com. He had two abnormal results. Chromosome 27 has an abnormality making him a carrier of the bleeding disorder Von Willebrand Disease Type II. He also has an abnormality on chromosome 13 called Alanine Aminotransferase Activity. This will make liver tests appear normal even if disease is present. Embark says […]

Organic chicken at Whole Foods

I’ve been buying Hoshi’s chicken thighs at Whole Foods because of their quality. I just noticed the packaging now says “organic.” I’ve been looking for organic chicken thighs for a while so it was a pleasant surprise. It costs a dollar more per pound. They also carry the whole chicken (organic) but I don’t know […]