The Ideal Calving For Calving Season Success

Calving season can be stressful, and plenty of things can go wrong. But an ideal calving, such as described here, can be a simple and joyous experience.

Breed Profile: Get To Know American Aberdeen Cattle

A naturally polled, docile breed that calves easily and thrives on small acreage, the American Aberdeen breed of cattle could be right for your hobby farm.

5 Reasons To Consider A Necropsy After Animal Death

When an animal dies, a necropsy can provide a wealth of information that may help your other animals. Here are some considerations for having a necropsy done.

Breed Profile: Get To Know Adorable Alpacas

Alpacas are calm and quiet animals, making them an ideal livestock choice for many. And these fiber animals don't require large acreage to provide a profit.

How To Plan A Fun, Efficient Community Butchering Party

Many hands make light work, and a community butchering party is a great idea at hog harvest time. Here are some tips to make sure it's a fun, efficient event!

Follow These Steps When Selecting A Breeding Ram (Video)

A sire contributes more than just its 50 percent of a lamb's genetics, so it's critical to choose a breeding ram carefully. Here's what to look for before you buy.

Choose Your Ruminant Depending On What Your Pastures Offer

Animals do the hard work of improving pastures and soil health, so choose the right ruminants for the land and native growth you already have.

How & When To Give Your Sheep A Hoof Trim

It's important to keep an eye on your sheep's feet to avoid lameness. And when you're checking for foot rot, you may want to go ahead and do a quick hoof trim.

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