You don’t have to be a rancher to have a great herd of livestock on your hobby farm. Many terrific breeds are great for small acreage.
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