Animals

Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Learn all about goats, from types of breeds to making cheese with their milk.

two oxen attached to a yoke pull a load of hay Small Farming With Oxen
On small farms, draft animals and farming with oxen might be practical and satisfying alternatives to the conventional tractor.
All About Herding Dogs
Tips and advice on how to choose the perfect herding dogs for your farm, family and livestock out of the long list of herding breeds that exist within American agriculture.
free-range chickens roam around this shelter Free-Range Chickens Viable in Large Operation
This Georgia farmer raises 60,000 free-range chickens in specially designed chicken tractors.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Animals


Highland CattleRaising Rare Breeds

The Livestock Conservancy, formerly the ALBC, is a great resource for those interested in conserving a rare breed of livestock.

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Protecting Chickens From Predators


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Nancy AddieThe animals in Nancy's life bring plenty of character to Addie Acres.




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