Livestock | Living the Country Life


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

Cattle and dairy stories

A popular option for small farms
Rustlers take note as cattle prices stay high.
The heat is hard on everyone, including your animals. They rely on...

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.
Make sure your vehicle can handle the load

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 |
10/5/15 | 3:25 PM
A splash of color in the front yard is such a cheerful greeting. Fall colors more
Betsy's Backyard |
9/29/15 | 10:01 AM
Every fall for the past 21 years I have released an exclusive report on the more