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You may be wondering if you can really have it all. After all, weren’t modern livestock breeds specialized for a reason? Let’s find out.
Tips for finding the right balance of pasture, harvested forages, feed, and supplements for your animals.
The beef, dairy, and dual-purpose breeds our readers are researching.
Define your expectations, and then arm yourself with key information on 40 common cattle breeds, including beef, dairy, and multipurpose types.
Looking for ways to expand your small-farm dairy business? Milk offers many opportunities for diversifying your product offerings! Here are some common ways to add value to farm-fresh milk. Cream Cream is not one of the more popular value-added dairy products around, but it does have a loyal following among health-conscious customers. Fresh, raw creamContinue reading “Adding Value to Milk”
An overview of the advantages of sheep milk, the best breeds for dairying, and a few special care considerations.
Many dairy bulls start life docile and trustworthy. Their disposition often changes when they reach three to five years of age. Here are some of the reasons why.
These charts offer basic information on important factors to evaluate when choosing a breed.
The tough, spirited Toggenburg is one of the most low-maintenance dairy goats—and one of the most challenging.