When it comes to managing your cow herd in the winter, nutrition, vaccinations and shelter are three of the most important considerations. The better these three issues are managed, the more productive you will find your cow herd when warm weather arrives again in the spring.
There are times when fresh forage inventories are threatened. During these times, it pays to have a supply of fermented and preserved feeds. While fermented feeds can take a lot of work to produce, they are well worth the effort.
The Coronavirus crisis is impacting every aspect of the U.S. economy. This includes agriculture. While it is true that businesses such as restaurants are taking a sudden and substantial hit, the hit to agriculture will likely be in the form of a prolonged downturn.
How do you make sure that your goats are not exposed to the dangerous elements? While some of it involves common sense, others considerations are not as straightforward. What follows are eight things to keep in mind when caring for goats in the winter.
There are a number of factors to consider when deciding whether growing your own hay or purchasing makes good financial sense. And making a decision based on cost alone isn’t usually a wise move.