Tag: Animal Health

Pros and Cons of Deep-Litter Bedding

Pros and Cons of Deep-Litter Bedding

How do you keep animals healthy when they must be housed? Deep-litter bedding offers a solution.

15 Gifts for the Country Living Enthusiast

15 Gifts for the Country Living Enthusiast

Make this year’s gifts meaningful with something they can use in their country living adventure.

Johnson Grass

Johnson Grass

This invasive weed is a nuisance in the field and garden and a serious hazard in the pasture.

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.

11 Applications for an Agricultural Interest Besides Farming

11 Applications for an Agricultural Interest Besides Farming

Running a farm or ranch is not the only way to cash in on your agricultural interest. These days, there are plenty of fields where a knowledge of agriculture and […]

Foxtail Barley

Foxtail Barley

Foxtail barley may be a native grass, and it may be attractive, but it poses serious health risks to pets and livestock.

Pick-a-Chick

Pick-a-Chick

Looking for the best breed of chicken to raise this year? How about a heritage breed? Heritage chicken breeds may not reach the egg or meat production levels of commercial […]

What Are Milk Components?

What Are Milk Components?

All about fat, protein, and the other solids that make milk flavorful and nutritious.

Stockdog Savvy

Stockdog Savvy

Many a dog lover has watched a good Border Collie at work and gone home with a passion for herding. But if you haven’t grown up with working stockdogs, training […]

What are Scurs

What are Scurs?

Scurs are horny growths that give some livestock owners concern.  When a scurred animal is young, it may look for all the world like it will grow up to have […]