Livestock

9 Tips on How to Protect Your Livestock from Predators

9 Tips on How to Protect Your Livestock from Predators

Farmers and homesteaders alike have a need to protect their livestock from predators. Since there are so many variables to consider–from the type of livestock you have, your property, resources, and the local predators–it can be tough figuring out an effective way to keep your animals safe. To share this image on your site: <p><strong>Please…

Reasons to Use Rotational Grazing on a Homestead

Reasons to Use Rotational Grazing on a Homestead

I never really gave pasture management and rotational grazing any thought when we first started raising livestock. You just throw them in a pasture and they’ll eat. The grass will grow back and repeat, right? Same as a lawnmower. (Except you’re new mower doubles as fertilizer.) I’ve spent most of my life living in farm country,…