When it comes to classifying cattle breeds, paradigm refers to the mindset that went into the breed's creation and subsequent development.
Classifying Cattle Breeds: Geographic Origin Part 2
Classifying cattle by geographic origin is useful, as breeds were developed for specific environments. Part 2 covers American, Spanish-American, and African breeds.
Getting Started with Draft Animals on a Budget
For the beginner, getting started with draft animals can seem daunting due to the cost. Here are tips for getting off to a solid start without breaking the bank.
Classifying Cattle Breeds: Geographic Origin Part 1
The native homeland of a given breed is important when choosing a breed of cattle, as it indicates the environment in which the breed was developed to thrive.
Classifying Cattle Breeds: Specialty
The most obvious way to classify cattle breeds is according to their specialty: beef, dairy, or dual-purpose. Each option has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Choosing a Breed of Ox
Which ox breed is best? The best breed of ox for you will be the one best adapted to your unique circumstances.
Top 10 Reader-Favorite Horse & Donkey Breeds
From the Thoroughbred to the miniature donkey and beyond, here are some of the top breeds from our Horse & Donkey Breeds guide.
Fitting the Collar
"Fitting the Collar" is a handy online video that explains the subject well. A must for current or future draft horse owners.
How Does Organic No-Till Farming Work?
The primary goal of organic no-till is essentially the same as that of conventional no-till—to protect soil from erosion.
Two Books on Making Harness
These books may pique your interest and give you some insight into the old-fashioned art of making harness.