Butcher A Pig Carcass For A Bountiful Homestead Harvest

If you raise hogs and know how to butcher your own pig carcasses, you can enjoy delicious and cost-effective meat products year-round!

Sheep Wool Has A Place In The Garden

While sheep themselves may not be welcome among planted rows, their wool makes an excellent addition to the garden as mulch, fertilizer and more!

Don’t Let Heat Stress Out Your Livestock

Look out for these common signs of heat stress in livestock to help prevent serious health issues when the mercury rises this summer.

Treating Pink Eye In Sheep & Goats (Video)

Pink eye, or keratoconjunctivitis, is a bacterial disease that can cause major discomfort and potential blindness in animals. In this video, we show you how to treat the condition.

Love My Breed: Texas Longhorn Cattle

We asked Hobby Farms readers to tell us what they love about Texas Longhorns, a smart, sociable and attractive breed. Check out what one keeper had to say!

All Sheep & Goats Need Scrapie Tagsā€”Here’s Why

If you intend to sell sheep or goats, you are required to register and tag your livestock with scrapie tags. Here's what to know about the disease and requirements.

Love My Breed: Tamworth Pigs Bring Home the Bacon

We asked Hobby Farms readers to tell us what they love about keeping Tamworth pigs, a personable bacon breed. Check out what they had to say!

Slaughter Pigs At Any Age Or Stage To Manage Herd Size & Harvest Meat

Large herds require sizable feed commitments, but you can slaughter pigs at any size for delectable meat and easier hog-keeping.


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