It’s never fun dealing with dry weather, but there are some special concerns livestock farmers should keep in mind when moisture becomes scarce.
Excerpt from the Popular Garden Series magabook Orcharding with permission from its publisher, BowTie magazines, a division of BowTie Inc. Purchase Orcharding here. Pears were much beloved by the ancients. Homer called pears a “gift of the gods.” Roman horticulturists used grafting techniques to develop more than 50 different pear cultivars. Hardy varieties of pears […]
Make sure your livestock medicine cabinet includes the following and that you know how and when to use each: baking soda (for stomach upset) chlorhexidine clean rags/towels electrolytes Epsom salts injectable antibiotic, over-the-counter type injectable vitamins, B Complex or B12 iodine antiseptic (7 percent), for foot rot large-volume syringe (empty and needleless), for flushing wounds, […]
A few years ago, my Mom gathered ideas for free and inexpensive ways to publicize your small farm. She asked if I’d like to share them with you, and so I am!