If you have sheep, you no doubt feel the pain of wasted hay too often. That stuff isn’t cheap! Here are some tips for minimizing hay loss in your flock.
From globe-trotting origins to really interesting eye structure, these fascinating sheep facts show there’s plenty to learn about the barnyard staple.
Bottle-feeding a lamb should never be your first option, but it’s important to know how to feed a rejected or orphaned lamb in case it becomes necessary.
An orphaned or rejected lamb is a real possibility during lambing season, so make sure you get and stay ready for the unexpected.
An aggressive ram can present a serious safety risk for the shepherd, so follow these tips to protect yourself against injury from your sheep.
When choosing what sheep to raise, consider a heritage breed. You can meet your own livestock needs while also ensuring breed diversity.
A sheep’s swollen jaw can mean barber pole worm infection, or the cause could be something else. Here are some possibilities, as well as what you can do.
Ever wondered when a sheep is too old to breed? Or when a ewe is considered elderly? We looked into issues around breeding, age, health indicators and more!
The gold standard for non-lethal livestock protection, livestock guardian dogs can be invaluable partners in raising sheep and other vulnerable animals.
Sheepdog trials present an opportunity to see how a working animal compares to others, and the experience can improve things in home pastures, too.