In the first of three parts, we consider typical numbers of offspring per pregnancy as well as treatment and prevention of a common disorder.
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.
In the right situations, farmers, sheep and land can all benefit from sheep grazing on cover crops. Some mixtures make for better forage than others.
Small flocks create big benefits for soil and farm budgets. Two tools from the USDA and Colorado State University help you see them.
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.
We see double in photos of hogs, sheep and calves. Poultry and a big cow tongue round out the best submissions from a recent print issue.