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

Cattle and dairy stories

Create a low-stress weaning program for your calves.
These homebuilt, helpful ideas can improve the care and feeding of young cows at your place.
These homebuilt, helpful ideas can improve the care and feeding of...
Nobody knows more about fixing fences than farmers! Their fencing tips come in handy on the acreage, too.
Nobody knows more about fixing fences than farmers! Their fencing...

Sheep and goats

A Wisconsin man has made his small farm into all things Scandinavian
See how folks live the country life on the Emerald Isle!
Check out these picturesque spring scenes from the country.
Check out these picturesque spring scenes from the country.

Our Country Livestock: Meat Goats

Latest Livestock Stories

Make sure your vehicle can handle the load
Find an alpaca farm near you!
Find an alpaca farm near you!
Make sure your calves are on the path to success this calving season...

Animal diseases and health

Clean footwear is a key component of biosecurity
There may be some new guidelines as fairs figure out how to deal with...
If the birth rate in your cattle herd has been dropping, check for...

Our Country Livestock: Small Farm Marketing

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
3/30/15 | 3:28 PM
On Friday night I went with Bob to the vet clinic to watch him perform a c-section on a...read more
Betsy's Backyard |
3/25/15 | 10:31 AM
A few months ago I noticed an uptick in water usage on our sheep farm. I figured it was...read more