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Livestock Guardians Protect the Flock

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  6 Comments

Some great tips for working with guardian animals along with additional resources where you can learn more, or even call a person for help!

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Making a Livestock Farm Work

By   /  April 4, 2016  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock, Pigs, Poultry, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Making a Livestock Farm Work

Got some chores to do and need something to listen to while you’re at it? Here’s a great podcast about raising and direct marketing chickens, pigs, sheep and cows, all on leased land!

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How and When to Shear a Sheep

By   /  March 28, 2016  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  2 Comments

As it gets harder and harder to find someone to shear your sheep, you might consider doing it yourself. If you’re new to the idea, here are a couple of videos from Pennsylvania State University Extension to get you started. In this first video, Michael Fournier introduces you to the clippers and how to properly […]

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Growing Warm Season Annuals for Lambs

By   /  March 14, 2016  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Sheep  /  1 Comment

While Sarah focuses on forage for lambs, these are good planting and growing tips that work no matter your livestock.

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Grass-fed/Pastured Lamb Tips for Success

By   /  February 22, 2016  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  5 Comments

Want to add grass-fed/pastured lamb to your repertoire? Here are some tips to succeed, especially if you’re farming in a hot, humid climate. My husband and I have been raising sheep since August 2011. We’re still new to this whole farming/ranching venture, but we’ve learned a good deal since we started. What follows was born […]

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