Understanding what large livestock animals can see and hear compared with humans helps you interpret behavior and improve your interactions with them.
April Prusia raises heritage breed pigs and hope at Dorothy’s Range in Wisconsin. She also hosts tours, farm-to-table dinners and farmstays.
Alice Percy provides detailed instructions for humanely raising pigs on pasture in a book that’s valuable to homesteader and commercial farmer alike.
If you’re considering entering animals at a county fair, here are the health and identification requirements you can expect before they hit the show ring.
Pigs can be good investments for small farms, but the best type for your operation depends on factors such as space and what cuts of meat you most want.
Pigs eating kitchen scraps can help you with waste disposal and feed costs, but carefully consider what you give them. Here’s why.
For Jaime Cool and her family, a homestead of livestock, produce and bees takes a lot of work, but “it’s a good life not many people get to experience.”