Inspect feed, water, ventilation and structural issues before severe weather sets in to protect livestock including cattle and horses.
This round of contenders is led by a cow and a flock of sheep who seem to ask, “What are you looking at?” After that come chickens, a goat and a horse.
Just like our house pets, sometimes a livestock animal needs an X-ray. Here’s what differentiates X-rays on the farm from others.
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.
We were spared major damage in Hurricane Florence, but the storm showed us what livestock farmers should expect in a natural disaster. Here’s how to prepare.
If you have farm animals, euthanasia will probably come up at some point. Here’s what to consider before the difficult decision presents itself.
Preparing properly before bringing goats home can help the new animals settle in and ease the transition from an empty pasture to a happy herd.
Toxic plants appear in many forms in pastures as well as landscaping. Learn some common ones and how to keep your livestock safe wherever they are.
Hay is the mainstay diet for our livestock. Learn the intricacies of hay types, nutritional content and quality before purchasing your next load.