Tips for raising vigorous seeds, whether your goal is to preserve a variety or to create a locally adapted strain.
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.
Natural chick hatching or high-tech precision? Both methods have advantages.
Want to combine the best characteristics of several breeds? A composite may be the answer.
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 […]
There are many way to categorize cattle breeds—beef and dairy, standard and miniature, commercial and heritage, Bos taurus taurus and Bos taurus indicus. One classification that is frequently used to […]
Thinking about starting a farm with heritage breeds? If you are new to this topic, you may enjoy An Introduction to Heritage Breeds: Saving and Raising Rare-Breed Livestock and Poultry […]
A landrace is a group of genetically related animals unique to a given geographical area. Landraces come about over time as animals within the area interbreed for many generations with […]
If you have been searching for the right beef cattle breed for your new farm, you undoubtedly have come across plenty of promotional literature published by breed organizations. This material […]