Llamas at Work
Llamas are the working class of South American camelids. As pack animals, they can carry up to one third of their weight. Because of their low environmental impact, llamas are the companion choice of hikers in many areas. Their protective instincts and alert nature make llamas reliable guard animals for sheep and goat herds as well as other livestock. They have been known to attack coyotes or dogs who threaten the flock, even going so far as to herd the flock to safety during a snowstorm.
Tips for Transporting Livestock from a Veterinarian
If you breed livestock on your farm, sooner or later some of those critters are going to need to leave the property. Whether for shows or sales, building your reputation as a producer of good stock means getting them where others will see them. So let’s cover the basics of moving livestock off the farm […]
Era of the Southern Hog
Guinea hogs are a rare heritage livestock breed, smaller than commercial pigs, and a landrace, native to the southern United Stated
Fall Turkey Hunting
Fall turkey hunting is a pastime that emphasises woodsmanship, surrounding awareness, knowledge of mast species, scratching, turkey sign, mouth calls.