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.
Ready for 25 more skills to build on the ones you mastered previously? This set is more advanced than the first, so take your time.
Looking for ways to expand your small-farm dairy business? Milk offers many opportunities for diversifying your product offerings!
When extension centers and other information sources discuss stocking rates, they usually make their recommendations in acres per animal (or animals per acre, depending on the climate and the type of animal). For instance, you might read a factsheet that advocates 5 cow-calf pairs to the acre. There’s one problem with this method of calculatingContinue reading “What are Animal Units?”
An overview of the advantages of sheep milk, the best breeds for dairying, and a few special care considerations.
How to know if you truly have a wool allergy, and what to do about it.
A brief summary of all the options for making the most of your fiber business.
These charts offer basic information on important factors to evaluate when choosing a breed.
Want to combine the best characteristics of several breeds? A composite may be the answer.