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.
Will you have extra pumpkins on your property? Consider giving them to sheep, goats, cattle or horses—and check with pumpkin patches for unwanted surpluses.
The Sheep Care Guide, produced by the American Sheep Industry Association, covers feed safety, transportation, regulatory data and emergency planning.
Getting a few chickens can lead to a full flock, which can then lead to a diverse farm with many types of animals. Here are the basics on adding livestock.
Curative ale is more than an old wives’ tale. Many sheep owners swear that beer has helped sheep who wouldn’t eat after other remedies failed.
Too little or too much selenium can prove fatal, and salt blocks alone cannot guarantee sufficient amounts. Here are ways to get sheep what they need.