The Guernsey is primarily a dairy breed, one of the favorite choices of self-sustaining family farms and direct marketers of grassfed dairy products.
This popular homestead breed makes an excellent low-input grassfed beef solution for cold climates.
One of the first specialized beef breeds in the world, the English Longhorn is now extremely rare.
This sweet, hardy dairy cow may be best known for looks, but it is well suited to serious pasture-based dairying.
The Devon is a good choice for small farms, and it has potential in conservation grazing, the practice of improving native grasslands with livestock.
A book by Joel Salatin is guaranteed to inspire brainstorming, and Salad Bar Beef is no exception.
The giant white ox of Italy has profoundly impacted the American beef industry, but not without consequences.
The modern Charolais is almost exclusively a beef breed. However, many Charolais cattle in America are kept for breeding purposes.
Angus beef quality meets Brahman heat tolerance in this composite breed.
Pat Coleby’s guiding principle seems to be that if you provide the animal with the right vitamins and minerals, it will heal itself.