Study up for your first lambing, but some lessons are best learned from first-hand experience. Our contributing shepherd shared her experience with lambing.
Yes, you need a first-aid kit for your sheep, but you should try to avoid using it by keeping your animals healthy and safe. Here’s how.
Sheep, like all livestock, sometimes suffer from illness or injury, so it’s important to have the right tools in your first-aid kit to keep your flock safe and healthy.
Facing the challenge of keeping a remotely situated stock tank unfrozen, this shepherd tasked her son with building a passive solar solution. Here’s what happened.
As colder weather moves into the Midwest, it’s time for this keeper to start thinking about preparing sheep for the cold, winter months.
Sheep are vulnerable to a number of predators, so it’s important to plan ahead to protect your animals against threat. Here are a few different options.
Many people think goats are tops for controlling weeds, but sheep, with a diverse diet that extends far beyond just grass, are terrific weed eaters.
Keeping sheep is rewarding, and learning to understand how the animals see (and smell and hear) the world can help you better manage your flock.