They got it Wrong! The Three Major Independent Organizations in the US That Have Developed Animal Welfare Standards, Guidelines and Consumer Labels for Dairy Cattle in the US Prohibit Tie Stalls For Use With Dairy Cattle.
Our introductory blog post will start with the most basic element of pasture raised pigs, rotational grazing. This entails how to easily and efficiently manage grassland pig grazing with electric fencing.
Winter is not an idle time on the farm: we are busy getting ready for the spring and summer months.
Many folks these days are keeping backyard chickens in suburbs, on homesteads or even in city-based coops. But have you ever considered ducks as an alternative to chickens to fulfill these duties? These fine feathered friends often have even more advantages than the now-common backyard chicken.
Dealing with emergencies that may arise in the process of hatching chicks.
We own three ducks: two Pekin hens and one Khaki Campbell drake, or male duck. Farmyards are fully diverse and integrated communities. They are societies in which different species of animals play differing, varying, and interesting roles. The ducks of Stony Kreek Farm are no different.
Caring for dry cows in a small herd dairy can be difficult but proper care is essential for ease of calving and healthy outcomes for both the cow and calf.
The best working farm dogs, including livestock guardians; herders; working terriers and earthdogs; and traditional farm and working partners.