Livestock | Living the Country Life


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

Cattle and dairy stories

The heat is hard on everyone, including your animals. They rely on...
Learn what you can do to prevent heat stress and manage your cattle herd this summer.
Learn how to manage your cow herd this summer and what you can do to...
Learn about the Belted Galloway breed and why they may be a good addition to your small farm.
Learn about the Belted Galloway breed and why they may be a good...

Our Country Livestock: Meat Goats

Latest Livestock Stories

10 things you didn't know about goats.
Check out these fun facts about your favorite farm animal!
Everything you need to know to start raising alpacas.
Everything you need to know about raising alpacas.
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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 |
7/24/15 | 4:23 PM
Our county fair is this week, and I'm showing flowers and vegetables. Our family more
Betsy's Backyard |
7/20/15 | 4:51 PM
Caroline just completed a fascinating art project in our farm shop. She made a more