You can have homegrown milk, cheese and yogurt in many varieties with suitable small-farm dairy cattle, goat and sheep breeds. Here are the basics on the animals and milking.
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.
Breeding goats has advantages in several market areas. We outline those and also provide one that should not be your prime motivation.
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.
A utility loader, a cordless chainsaw, vitamin-and-mineral supplement for goats and a rototiller that’s also a cultivator are among items our editors found.