This round of contenders is led by a calf and a goat. Also making appearances are goslings, pigs, chickens, a cow and her calves, and a very cute bunny.
Use instructions excerpted from Temple Grandin’s “Guide to Working with Farm Animals” to build a corral that holds five to 10 animals.
In this first of four parts, we learn that bison use their heads in blizzards, yak can survive sub-zero winds, and water buffalo need warmer weather.
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.