Tag: Livestock

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.

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.