Is the thought of planning a rotational or management-intensive grazing system daunting to you? If you are new to the concept, you will probably appreciate this free guide from the University of Minnesota Extension Service—Grazing Systems Planning Guide.
Milk components are a common topic related to dairy cattle. For example, when researching dairy breeds, one fact you will notice is that Jersey cows have more components in their milk than Holsteins do. So what are the components of milk? There are three main categories: Fat. Protein. Other solids. Fat When a cow’s rumenContinue reading “What Are Milk Components?”
British and Continental cattle breeds were developed under vastly different circumstances, giving each type unique characteristics suited to different applications.
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The modern milking machine looks complex, but the principle on which it operates is actually quite simple—vacuum power.
Exactly what the title suggests—an introduction, concise and clear enough for a reader with no prior experience with animals.
The Rottweiler retains his historic versatility. Thanks to his great work ethic, he will readily learn to carry out any meaningful task.
There is nothing Josh Bramlett wants more than a dog. And his father Eben has just the plan to make this dream come true! Scrub cattle run wild across Florida, just waiting to be rounded up and driven to market—a market hungry for beef in the days just after the Civil War. If you loveContinue reading “Brave the Wild Trail”
The Bouvier des Flandres is best known for herding cattle, but he is quite suitable for working sheep and poultry.
The Border Collie can be found working on many farms and ranches all across the country.