Play helps domesticated animals learn about themselves and their environment while strengthening companionships. Play is a sign of a healthy animal.
Many fencing systems exist, and selection depends on animals, grazing management plans, long-term goals and budget. Learn which is right for you.
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 program administered by the Bureau of Land Management has sent some 240,000 animals to private care since it started in 1971. Here’s how it works.
Respiratory ailments similar to human colds, flu and pneumonia affect cattle, horses, pigs, sheep and goats. Here are symptoms as well as treatment and prevention strategies.
This round of contenders, led by a goat, is nearly all mugshots. It also contains a camelid, a chicken, a pig and a horse—and an adorable pair of donkeys.
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.