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How-to advice on raising livestock including cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and exotic animals.

Cattle and dairy stories

Aim for cool-season plants that produce a lot of volume
Make sure there's clean, fresh water in each paddock

Our Country Livestock: Meat Goats

Latest Livestock Stories

One of the oldest and rarest breeds of swine
Will Morrow and Kent Ozkum pride themselves on raising unique breeds...
Bucket calves are a good choice for a 4-H or FFA project

Animal diseases and health

Early detection is important
Whether you raise just a few pigs or hundreds, keep a close eye on...
A healthy diet and clean environment can reduce the risk of your...

Our Country Livestock: Small Farm Marketing

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
9/1/17 | 10:27 AM
Summer is rolling to a close on a million tomatoes at my place. I've made tomato...read more
Betsy's Backyard |
8/4/17 | 12:02 PM
Summer is such a great time to hit the road. Our extended Freese family all traveled to...read more