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I did not know much about sheep until we moved to the farm and got some to keep our pasture controlled so it was not a fire hazard. Here are a few of the things I have learned about sheep. They will be of interest to anyone considering getting sheep as pets or livestock.
China has 12.9% of world buffalo population produces 3.4% of Asia & 3.3% of world buffalo milk production. Main purposes of raring buffalo are draught, dairy & meat production. Murrah & Nili-Ravi bulls are being used for crossbreeding to uplift local buffalo. Superovulation & Estrus S...
A new kitten! That's great. Of course, for most people, the first thing on their mind, is "what a beautiful kitten". Very soon though, the practicalities of looking after any pet will set in and you will be trying your hand at potty training your new cat. No problem... as I am about t...
This year's lambing is out of the way. I want to share with my readers the tales of lambing from 2012. We had 8 ewes, and one ram. In the day they are in a pasture, but at night they are in the winter. This is Canada and we have snow on the ground, coyotes in the area, and it stil...
As my babies provide me such love, laughter and fun every day - and also comfort when I need it - I thought I’d share a page all about them - who they are, photos of the lovely gals and guys - and well, just a page of my chickens, turkeys, guineas, pigs, and the kid of course!
If you have a hobby farm, or acreage, you may be wondering how to prepare for the winter. How to keep your animals warm in cold weather, or how to feed livestock animals in winter.
Cattle plague has been eradicated form the earth. The second of only two diseases to in history to receive that declaration.
Many farmers are now using Alpacas, or Llamas to guard their smaller livestock animals. Learn more about using Alpacas or Llamas as guard animals.
Nigerian Dwarf Goats Make Great Pets and are Good For Your Yard
A look a keeping pigs as pets, but be aware not all pigs make good pets
When I moved to a hobby farm I had to learn a lot about some farm animals. This is a basic introduction to some farm animals, with links to further resources.
Bulls are one of the most unpredictable and dangerous farm animals to have on the farm or ranch, next to horses. This article shows basic common sense on how to handle and work with bulls safely.
For you non-cattle savvy folks, this is the place to have such questions answered. So read on!
The Icebreaker "speech" from yours truly that's a bit more than two minutes long.
Before they are a week old lambs often have their tails docked, if they are a male they often have their testicles removed. Learn how this is done, why, and the authors opinions.
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