How do you keep animals healthy when they must be housed? Deep-litter bedding offers a solution.
An overview of the advantages of sheep milk, the best breeds for dairying, and a few special care considerations.
From 3 in 1 to heterosis to yield grade, all those confusing cattle terms you have wondered about.
The answers to this common question include genetics, upbringing, and bull management.
Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.
Plus tips for choosing a cattle identification system right for your herd.
Natural chick hatching or high-tech precision? Both methods have advantages.
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 other useful charts for other types of livestock, as well: Cattle. Horses. Donkeys. Pigs. Goats. Sheep. Rabbits. Turkeys. Geese. Ducks. Depending on the type of…
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 old classics. Three we heartily recommend picking up, if you haven’t read them already, are: You Can Farm. A beginning agripreneur’s guide to innovation, covering…
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 for some grist to add to the mill on this subject, give Water For Every Farm: Yeomans Keyline Plan by P.A. Yeomans a try. After…