America’s history has long been linked with domestic animals. It is hard to imagine what our nation would have looked like in its early years without the hard-working horse and ox, let alone the backyard flocks of chickens. While many, many breeds have been important to our nation throughout the years, a few stand out […]
Pointers and resources for choosing animal breeds that will thrive on your farm.
These charts offer basic information on important factors to evaluate when choosing a breed.
Exactly what the title suggests—an introduction, concise and clear enough for a reader with no prior experience with animals.
We all know that sheep are raised for wool. But sheep are not the limit when it comes to producing fiber. Some of the alternative fibers you have probably heard of, such as cashmere and angora wool. Others may come as a bit of a surprise: BisonBison hair can be difficult to work with, but […]