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A haven for livestock species at-risk
Cheryl Bowen-DiTommaso lives on a farm in Scituate, Massachusetts that has been in her family since 1861. In the early 2000’s she found an article in the Boston Globe about rare livestock...
Teach your kids how to safely interact with them
I grew up on an acreage with cattle and horses. It was always exciting when a new four-legged friend showed up, but my parents were quick to make sure I had a good understanding of my limits around...
A Utah woman's passion for livestock and education is steering her goals
Alli Kelley has always wanted to live on a farm. When she left her suburban life for college, she wanted to learn everything she could about horses and livestock so she could own her own farm someday...
Raising livestock doesn’t always mean cattle, hogs, or sheep
Beef, cattle, sheep, and hogs are considered traditional livestock. There is another group of animals that goes beyond what’s commonplace in the barnyard. Bison, elk, alpacas, llamas, and...
Wes and Missy Kroninger found their dream farm and the animals to go with it
Wes and Missy Kroninger bought 17-acres near Springfield, Ohio in 2011 to fulfill Missy’s lifelong dream of raising animals and living off the land. When Missy fell in love with a sweater made...
This California couple chucked city life for 50 acres and lots of projects
Be sure to remember your horses' hooves, warmth, and feeding regimens during cold weather.
This couple shares tips on raising Chantecler chickens, a cold-hardy breed for both egg and meat production.
Feathers are insulating, but chickens know when winter comes around. Keep them cozy and healthy with these five tips
These creative chicken coops, meant to house four hens, were designed by students in the architecture program at Iowa State University.