While many animals breeds have been important to our nation throughout the years, a few stand out as iconic.
For truly small farms, these draft animals can be quite useful in their own way, transporting tools, produce, firewood, small children, or whatever else is required.
You may be wondering if you can really have it all. After all, weren’t modern livestock breeds specialized for a reason? Let’s find out.
Animals that are regularly herded with dogs include ducks, sheep, cattle, chickens, geese, turkeys, and goats. So what are the differences in working each type of stock?
The premise is that you cannot teach a dog to herd, simply because it already knows how. Instead, your role is that of pack leader.
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Pointers and resources for choosing animal breeds that will thrive on your farm.
Planning a healthy diet for your animals is critical as far as your finances and their health are concerned, so take your time.
There really is no one right way to fence and shelter your animals. It’s a subject that will largely depend on your individual circumstances.
Before you invest any money in farm animals, it is crucial that you take stock of your water situation first.