Play helps domesticated animals learn about themselves and their environment while strengthening companionships. Play is a sign of a healthy animal.
You can have homegrown milk, cheese and yogurt in many varieties with suitable small-farm dairy cattle, goat and sheep breeds. Here are the basics on the animals and milking.
Many animals produce fiber, including sheep, goats, alpaca, rabbits, bison and musk ox. Here’s a guide to the types and qualities that come from various sources.
Many fencing systems exist, and selection depends on animals, grazing management plans, long-term goals and budget. Learn which is right for you.
This round of contenders, led by a very funny farm, includes a camelid closeup, cold sheep, active pigs and a dog cozying up to a goat.
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.
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.