Animals

Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Minnesota farmer uses Berkshire and Duroc hogs to clear acreage of the invasive buckthorn plant.

Highland Cattle
Keeping Rare Breeds on Your Homeplace
The Livestock Conservancy, formerly the ALBC, is a great resource for those interested in conserving a rare breed of livestock.

Animal Welfare: Tips for Successful Livestock Farming
Learn livestock management skills for good animal welfare and reducing animal stress.

How to Catch a Horse and Recognizing the Blind Spots
Horse training is no easy task, but learning about their blind spots and how to catch a horse are two great starting points.

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


Getting Started With Livestock

Whether it's incubating eggs or raising goats for profit, here are some helpful reads to get you started with livestock.

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