Lost Calf Follow Up – Best Friends
Remember the neighbors’ calf that Cisco rescued? (The calf got separated from his mama and got lost when he was less than 24 hours old, but Cisco found him!!) They’re old pals now! They were laying down next to each other, just hanging out, but got up as I got closer to take the picture. So sweet!!!
Preserving Rare Livestock by Breeding Up
Heritage livestock breeds are often a good choice for small farms and homesteads, due to their adaptability and hardiness. However, the fact that they have fallen out of favor means that their numbers are often small. In an effort to build up a breed, without too much in-breeding, some associations will allow a process called […]
The Narragansett Turkey Breed
Get acquainted with the iconic Narragansett turkey breed, and meet one of its esteemed members, who’s found a home and friends on a famous estate.
Read this editor’s letter about her new chickens and their lively personalities.