The Australian Shepherd is a favorite on many ranches, but is also a popular pet.
Many heelers, both registered and unregistered, have become indispensable hands on ranches across the country.
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 usually includes long lists of the benefits of the breed in question, such as calving ease, rapid weight gain, or meat tenderness. One characteristic commonlyContinue reading “Milk Production in Beef Cattle”
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 one for the first time can seem daunting.
Advantages and disadvantages of two less common methods of harnessing ox power.
The traditional neck yoke had an important place in American history, but it is not the only option today. It may not even be the best yoke in some situations.
Taking on a reading challenge is a fun way to broaden your reading selection and therefore your knowledge base. Homestead on the Range is happy to announce our first annual reading challenge. We would like to challenge to you commit to finishing 12 books before the end of the year (about one a month). TheContinue reading “2017 Reading Challenge: The Chisholm Trail”
A young animal with scurs may look like it will grow up to have horns. Fortunately, this is not the case.
Hard to believe that November is already just around the corner! Take some time on those chilly fall evenings to learn from nature and pull inspiration from innovative farmers and gardeners. And while you’re sitting at the table with family this Thanksgiving, remember to give thanks for the simple things. Learn lessons from the bison.Continue reading “Get Ready for November 2016”
Now that we know what brix is and how to measure it, we’re ready to find ways to apply this knowledge.