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.
In the first of three parts, we consider typical numbers of offspring per pregnancy as well as treatment and prevention of a common disorder.
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.
In this third of four parts, we learn how goats evolved to be versatile climbers, why some sheep produce no wool, and how some breeds became domesticated.
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.