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Have a plan in place to coax escaped livestock back to where they belong
David Pugh is a former Professor of Large Animal Medicine, and now a clinical veterinary fellow and Project Veterinarian at Auburn University. He says animals get out when the fence is down or...
When making plans for a new barn, think it through completely
Radio interview source: Lachlan Oldaker, Senior Equine Architect, Gralla Architects Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Whether you have two animals or dozens, efficient...
Proper disposal makes sure you don't hurt yourself or the environment
Radio interview source: Larry Hawkins, Senior Veterinarian, Bayer HealthCare Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Animals occasionally need vaccines, ointments, and other...
Which breed's best? Plus: Building a chicken coop.
Download this FREE Keeping Chickens Guide PDF courtesy of Living the Country Life. Whatever reason you raise chickens for, one thing's for sure: living in the country is simply better with...
As colder weather creeps in, it's your job to make sure your animals are warm, safe, and cared for. Here are some tips for getting your furry, feathered and finned friends ready for winter!
Not all horses are alike. Use this breed guide when selecting a horse for your family.
When there's a weather crisis, livestock owners may have difficulty finding hay and pasture for their animals. Alternative forage products may be the solution.
Radio interview source: Kevin Kline, Extension Horse Specialist, University of Illinois Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Weather disasters may make it...
A small worm with a monster appetite may be destroying your grasses. Detect and control the fall armyworm before your pasture becomes its feeding ground.
Radio interview source: Kathy Flanders, Extension Entomologist, Auburn University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below The fall armyworm feeds on foliage,...
Proper grain storage helps reduce feed costs, and make chores easier. Hi, I'm Betsy Freese. Choosing the right location and container keeps out rodents and the elements…as you're living the...
Radio interview source: Kathy Anderson, Extension Horse Specialist, University of Nebraska Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below If you feed grain to livestock,...
Deciding on which cattle to cull and which ones to keep impacts future herd performance and profitability. There are many factors for putting cows on the culling list.
Radio interview source: Dr. Jane Parish, Extension Beef Specialist, Mississippi State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below To be a successful cattle...