If you are considering a livestock guardian dog, you will have to choose whether to bring home a male or a female. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options.
Because deer can jump to tremendous heights, excluding them from an orchard is not easy, even with a fence. Here are some options for deterring the deer.
The most common livestock guardian is the dog. However, farmers have other animals to choose from, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.
While many animals breeds have been important to our nation throughout the years, a few stand out as iconic.
These books may pique your interest and give you some insight into the old-fashioned art of making harness.
If you have a flock or herd that you have to manage on a regular basis, adding a canine partner may be a big help.
Acquire the knowledge necessary to choose and purchase draft animals, and then learn to work them in the field, woodlot, or market garden.
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Is your dog an athlete? It takes a little extra care to bring a dog to this level of performance. This book will walk you through the process.
For truly small farms, these draft animals can be quite useful in their own way, transporting tools, produce, firewood, small children, or whatever else is required.