Many species are hardy enough to endure cold weather without help, but younger and older animals sometimes require assistance. Here’s how to help.
Some advocate vaccination of newborn calves while others advise waiting because the energy of immune response is better used elsewhere so early in life
Birth, nutrition, and various transitions such as weaning are part of raising the best calves possible. Increase your knowledge to give yours a great start.
Poisonous plants can make livestock ill or even kill them, so have a management plan to keep your fields healthy. Here are tips and common plants to avoid.
Keep your cattle, pigs, goats, sheep and chickens safe from threats by various predators with these tried-and-tested techniques.
We see double in photos of hogs, sheep and calves. Poultry and a big cow tongue round out the best submissions from a recent print issue.
Will you have extra pumpkins on your property? Consider giving them to sheep, goats, cattle or horses—and check with pumpkin patches for unwanted surpluses.
Getting a few chickens can lead to a full flock, which can then lead to a diverse farm with many types of animals. Here are the basics on adding livestock.
Ticks spread disease among humans, horses and cattle. Here are facts about these icky arthropods and how to protect yourself and your animals.
A cow’s diet for optimal nutrition depends on whether they’re dairy or beef cattle, what you have on your farm and other variables. Here’s our guide.