After cattle are turned out onto pasture, it’s important to do regular check-ins while providing feed and minerals to watch for common conditions in need of treatment.
When winter finally gives way to spring, it’s time to get cattle pastures ready for a season of livestock grazing. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Valerie Wallis from the Indiana-based Wallis Farm gets into her favorite cattle tips and shares techniques for spreading bedding.
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.
The market for locally grown beef is hot right now, so it’s a great time to upgrade the size of your herd. Here’s how you can size up and manage your expanded herd
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.
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.
Get ready for winter now, before the weather gets really bad, to ensure your cattle stay healthy and safe no matter what Mother Nature throws at us.