coyote predator

5 Predators After Your Livestock

Here are details on identifying and protecting against predators, the natural enemies of your animals, on the ground.

sheep

Helping Sheep Adjust To Life On A New Farm

We have two new sheep on our farm. One is a young ewe named Tansy and the other is her newborn daughter, Pasha. They’re hair sheep—a mixture of Katahdin and Dorper.

mini pigs

Go Small With Miniature Livestock

At what age or weight should I breed my Mini Myotonic goats? I’ve found a lot of info on larger goats but nothing about smaller goats. —Ann Wheeler

Watch Out! Rams And Bucks Are In Rut

Guess what? It’s rut! That means it’s breeding time for us goats and sheep. It also means that if you have studly bucks and rams on your farm, you should be extra careful this time of year.

dewormers

Get The Most From Dewormers

Let’s wrap up this series on internal parasites with some steps you can take to get the most out of chemical dewormers on your farm.

6 Natural Methods for Deworming Livestock

Last week, we discussed barber pole worms, a major killer of goats and sheep. This week, let’s talk about some ways you can help control livestock parasites in addition to using chemical dewormers.