Blonde d'Aquitaine

Blonde d’Aquitaine

The Blonde d’Aquitaine is an ancient breed, possibly dating back to the 6th century, and comes to us from the Garrone River of southwestern France. Like so many old types […]

Lessons from the Bison

Lessons From the Bison

Nature generally has a way of working just fine when people don’t meddle with it.  However, we are called to exercise dominion over nature, as well as to be good […]

What is the Difference Between a Llama and an Alpaca?

What is the Difference Between a Llama and an Alpaca?

Llamas and alpacas look strikingly similar.  Perhaps that’s why they are classified in the same family: camelids, a group of camel-like mammals.  Furthermore, they can both be raised for fiber […]

Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle

Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle

If you are looking into raising beef cattle, there are quite a few things you need to consider before you purchase your first animals: How do you choose sound cattle? […]

Black Baldy

Black Baldy

You’ve probably seen Black Baldies, the black cattle with the white faces.  The Black Baldy, however, is not a true breed, but any combination of breeds that will produce the […]

How to Ground a Wayward Chicken

How To Ground a Wayward Chicken

You may have heard of the amazing escapades of pigs, goats, and cattle that get tired of their pens and pastures and decide to check out the grass on the […]

George Grant and the Victoria Colony

George Grant and the Victoria Colony

At the beginning of the 1870s, Scottish nobleman George Grant’s only idea was to retire to a country estate in England.  Nothing quite suited him, however, so he traveled to […]

Pastured Poultry Profits

Pastured Poultry Profits

Poultry is a fairly easy enterprise to start with, and it doesn’t require a great deal of space, either.  If you are considering raising broilers, either for sale or for […]

Belgian Blue

Belgian Blue

Like most old breeds of cattle, the Belgian Blue had its humble origins in the local cattle of its native country.  Of course, the native county in this case was […]

5 Ways to Save Money on Seeds

5 Ways to Save Money On Seeds

If we avid gardeners were to be brutally honest with ourselves, we would all probably have to admit that we spend way too much money on seeds.  There are always […]