Tag: Livestock

Pros and Cons of Deep-Litter Bedding

Pros and Cons of Deep-Litter Bedding

How do you keep animals healthy when they must be housed? Deep-litter bedding offers a solution.

15 Gifts for the Country Living Enthusiast

15 Gifts for the Country Living Enthusiast

Make this year’s gifts meaningful with something they can use in their country living adventure.

Johnson Grass

Johnson Grass

This invasive weed is a nuisance in the field and garden and a serious hazard in the pasture.

An Introduction to Sheep Dairying

An Introduction to Sheep Dairying

An overview of the advantages of sheep milk, the best breeds for dairying, and a few special care considerations.

Indian Grass

Indian Grass

This widespread and adaptable prairie plant excels at feeding livestock, wildlife, and the eye of the gardener.

Beef Cattle Talk: A Glossary

Beef Cattle Talk: A Glosssary

From 3 in 1 to heterosis to yield grade, all those confusing cattle terms you have wondered about.

What Causes Wool Allergies?

What Causes Wool Allergies?

How to know if you truly have a wool allergy, and what to do about it.

Side-Oats Grama

Side-Oats Grama

This peculiar grass is an important forage of the semi-arid Great Plains.

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.