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Check out these tips from Jonathan Harding of Golden Bison Company (trade name High Plains Bison). He spends most of his time managing a bison ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but oversees five other...
Raising American buffalo is becoming more common, but don't make the mistake of treating these animals like cattle.
The popularity of bison meat in high-end restaurants has created a bison boom. It’s no longer a rarity to find the animals that once roamed America’s Wild West grazing on farms. The U.S...
A dairymaid and a scholar produce milk, beef, and veal on their farm
Judy Gifford has always loved cows. She was raised on a small dairy farm in Connecticut. Her partner, Bob Fry, also loves cows -- he's a bovine veterinarian. Today, the two own a registered...
Flies are a nuisance around your horses and stables. Follow these tips to help keep flies away from your stables and barns.
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...
Goats are popular animals to keep on an acreage, but what's your goal?
Goats are great animals for a small farm. They're easy keepers and popular in the show ring. Goat meat is also the most frequently consumed meat in the world. If you plan to raise a herd, you may...
A rotational grazing structure saves time, money, and your pastures
Radio interview source: Steve Higgins, Director of Animal Compliance, University of Kentucky Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Some cattle producers have to sacrifice a pasture...
Small meat processing facilities are an important resource for rural areas
Radio interview source: Nick McCann, Extension Business Specialist, Iowa State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Building a meat plant requires a lot of business...
Both producers and consumers benefit from this program
Radio interview source: Chris Novak, CEO, National Pork Board Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Consumers expect quality from the pork industry, and hog producers strive to...
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...