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TAG : livestock

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 ...

Era of the Southern Hog

This article is also available in audio form.  Scroll down just a bit to find the link and enjoy listening. I get frequent emails from new Guinea Hog breeders wanting to know where they can find information about the breed. Up until now, they really couldn’t. I saw the need for this ...

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Keeping Your Herd Healthy

Herd health is top priority when raising livestock, but its impact could go unnoticed to the untrained eye. Herd health displays not only in the number of sick or injured animals, but also in your animals’ welfare and productivity on the whole. Many producers don’t realize that their ...

DIY Adjustable Livestock Gate

Moving livestock from one pasture to another should be a quick, efficient operation with no chance of animals escaping, no risk of injury, and no liability worries. That’s easy enough, except when you’re crossing a road. Wouldn’t it be nice to create a safe corridor for a livestock ...

Spread Manure for Farm Fertility

-Advertisement- Spread Manure For Farm Fertility Turn livestock waste into increased soil fertility with regular manure applications. Sponsored by John Deere Frontier August 2017 If you have livestock, then you have manure. It’s just a fact of life. It’s also a fact that ...

Raising Pigs on a Small Scale

Conventional wisdom says that it is not cost-effective to keep a boar unless you have five or six sows. Based on our experience, however, I propose that this really depends on the availability and price of piglets, the availability of a boar (if you already have a sow), how much food you can ...

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