Spring clean up on the farm doesn't only include cleaning fallen branches, but cleaning up the goats too! Getting ready for kidding and making sure the goats are all set is our most important spring task.
Cattle panels 16 feet long and 50 inches tall make for an easy way to move lambs around our Wisconsin farm.
In an exclusive interview, Dr. Misha Ross comments on the science of animal welfare in egg-laying chickens.
Learn the basics of starting a tree plantation including where to plant trees, how to plant tree seedlings and more.
These lessons learned from remote Colorado homesteader at high elevation will help you determine whether remote living is right for you.
“Flystrike” refers to an outbreak of blowflies, and can cause harm and death in livestock. Here are my on-farm tips for how to prevent and treat flystrike in sheep.
Our six-year journey to having more freedom on our homestead and how we did it.
The first thing a would-be small-scale meat producer has to decide on the best farm livestock animals to raise, includes information on rabbits, chickens, sheep, goats, pigs, buying animals and a comparison chart. Originally published as "Comparing the Five Best Backyard Animals" November/December 1982 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
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