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Watching For Wildlife On the Farm (Part 1)

With having a hobby farm comes occasional encounters with wildlife. Here’s what to expect and how to get along with other critters humanely and responsibly.

Asian longhorned tick
The Asian Longhorned Tick: An Update

The Asian longhorned tick is spreading fast across the U.S. due to a unique breeding capability. Here’s what to watch for and best prevention techniques.

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Ringwomb Is A Dangerous Lambing Complication

Ringwomb, or incomplete dilation of the cervix, is a commonly encountered issue during lambing season. Read more to learn how to identify this condition and what to do if it happens on your farm.

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Rumen Woes? A Fistulated Cow Can Help

When a cow gets sick, so can its rumen. But a transplant from a fistulated cow—with a surgically implanted access portal—can help.

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Best Practices For Livestock Birth Season

Spring is delivery time on the hobby farm, so here are some considerations to make sure you’re ready for livestock birth and the arrival of baby animals.