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Guardian Dog Success in West Texas on Large Landscapes

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Guardian Dog Success in West Texas on Large Landscapes

Can guardian dogs make a difference against coyotes and other predators, even when both the livestock owner and the dogs are inexperienced? Steve Bryns, Texas A&M AgriLife News editor shares what researchers found, along with resources you can use to get started with dogs.

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Real Life as a Prescribed Goat Grazier

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Real Life as a Prescribed Goat Grazier

Here’s another example from a member of our On Pasture community describing some of the fun and the challenges of life working with livestock.

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Surfing – With Goats, Pigs!

By   /  January 25, 2016  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Surfing – With Goats, Pigs!

This time of year, we all might be thinking of surf and warm beaches. Our livestock might be also. We’re guessing they are thinking of surfing, just like Pismo, the surfing goat, and Kama, the surfing pig! Let’s go catch some waves!! Pismo the Surfing Goat And the link for tablet readers. Kama the vegan […]

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Life Without Livestock

By   /  April 28, 2014  /  The Scoop  /  1 Comment

As part of my preparations for our move to Tucson, this past weekend I gave up my goats. A couple that raises beef cows nearby came to pick them up with their stock trailer.  Together we took up all the electric fence netting around the pasture, emptied the water trough, and loaded all the equipment […]

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