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

Cattle and dairy stories

Reference these tips for healthy cows and calves this spring.
Reference these tips for healthy cows and calves this spring.
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...

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

Everything you need to know to start raising alpacas.
Everything you need to know about raising alpacas.
Make sure your vehicle can handle the load
Find an alpaca farm near you!
Find an alpaca farm near you!

Animal diseases and health

As a poultry owner, you know how important it is to keep your birds...
Clean footwear is a key component of biosecurity
There may be some new guidelines as fairs figure out how to deal with...

Our Country Livestock: Small Farm Marketing

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
4/13/15 | 10:57 AM
I used a painter brush tool in Photoshop to enhance this photo, not that my forsythia...read more
Betsy's Backyard |
4/7/15 | 9:53 AM
Our first lambs of 2015 were born last night and they are spotted like tiny Holstein...read more