Sure, goats are great for milk and fiber, but many breeds can be raised on small and compact farms to provide healthy, delicious meat for the freezer.
A highly marketable old world breed, Jacob Sheep are known for their soft fleece, ease of lambing, meat quality and more. Learn more about this storied animal.
Animals do the hard work of improving pastures and soil health, so choose the right ruminants for the land and native growth you already have.
It’s important to keep an eye on your sheep’s feet to avoid lameness. And when you’re checking for foot rot, you may want to go ahead and do a quick hoof trim.