Category: The Farm

An Introduction to Sheep Dairying

An Introduction to Sheep Dairying

An overview of the advantages of sheep milk, the best breeds for dairying, and a few special care considerations.

Beef Cattle Talk: A Glossary

Beef Cattle Talk: A Glosssary

From 3 in 1 to heterosis to yield grade, all those confusing cattle terms you have wondered about.

Why Are Dairy Bulls More Dangerous Than Beef Bulls?

Why Are Dairy Bulls More Dangerous Than Beef Bulls?

The answers to this common question include genetics, upbringing, and bull management.

What is Permaculture?

What is Permaculture?

Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.

What is the International Letter Code System?

What is the International Letter Code System?

Plus tips for choosing a cattle identification system right for your herd.

The Broody Hen vs. the Incubator

The Broody Hen Versus the Incubator

Natural chick hatching or high-tech precision? Both methods have advantages.

Heritage Livestock Breed Comparison Charts

Heritage Livestock Breeds Comparison Charts

We recently linked to the Pick-a-Chick chart from the Livestock Conservancy, allowing prospective chicken keepers to compare the characteristics of heritage breeds at a glance. The Livestock Conservancy has many […]

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Read Joel Salatin For Free With Kindle Unlimited

If you enjoy reading Joel Salatin, this is an excellent opportunity to enjoy most of his titles for free on Kindle Unlimited. This includes his newer titles and a few […]

Water for Every Farm

Water For Every Farm

Many sustainable farmers are fascinated by the concept of allowing the land and its contours to dictate the best practices for every acre. For those of you who are looking […]

Intensive Grazing: An Introductory Homestudy Course

Intensive Grazing: An Introductory Homestudy Course

Looking for an easy introduction to the complex topic of grazing management? Give this bulletin a try—Intensive Grazing: An Introductory Homestudy Course by Burt Smith. Intensive Grazing starts with information, […]