Many animals produce fiber, including sheep, goats, alpaca, rabbits, bison and musk ox. Here’s a guide to the types and qualities that come from various sources.
Many fencing systems exist, and selection depends on animals, grazing management plans, long-term goals and budget. Learn which is right for you.
This round of contenders, led by a very funny farm, includes a camelid closeup, cold sheep, active pigs and a dog cozying up to a goat.
What should you expect when a farm animal needs surgery? In the first of three parts, we outline how to prepare for various scenarios and what roles you might play.
Should we apply the same environmental and humanitarian concerns to clothing as we do food? A growing number of people think so.
Overgrazing can be a concern, especially for small farms with limited grazing areas. Here’s what you need to promote regrowth through rotation.
Even a small farm can go through hundreds of small square hay bales in a season. A hay elevator can save time and effort stacking those bales.
If you have farm animals, euthanasia will probably come up at some point. Here’s what to consider before the difficult decision presents itself.