Tag: Livestock

Why Are Dairy Bulls More Dangerous Than Beef Bulls?

Why Are Dairy Bulls More Dangerous Than Beef Bulls?

The answers to this common question include genetics, upbringing, and bull management.

Eastern Gamagrass

Eastern Gamagrass

This native grass offers superior nutrition to livestock, but keeping it from dying out can be a challenge.

Adding Value to Wool

Adding Value to Wool

A brief summary of all the options for making the most of your fiber business.

What is Permaculture?

What is Permaculture?

Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.

What is the International Letter Code System?

What is the International Letter Code System?

Plus tips for choosing a cattle identification system right for your herd.

8 Ideas for a Bison Business

8 Ideas for a Bison Business

Want to do something a little different with your family farm or ranch? How about raising bison? From a land stewardship perspective, there are some major advantages to raising bison. […]

The Broody Hen vs. the Incubator

The Broody Hen Versus the Incubator

Natural chick hatching or high-tech precision? Both methods have advantages.

Heritage Livestock Breed Comparison Charts

Heritage Livestock Breeds Comparison Charts

We recently linked to the Pick-a-Chick chart from the Livestock Conservancy, allowing prospective chicken keepers to compare the characteristics of heritage breeds at a glance. The Livestock Conservancy has many […]

Smooth Brome

Smooth Brome

This cool-season grass can be a boon in the pasture or a bane in a wildlife planting.

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