All About Alpaca Farming – Useful Tips for Raising Alpacas

All About Alpaca Farming – Useful Tips for Raising Alpacas Alpacas are magnificent animals. They are small, very easy to keep and costs are low to maintain. Alpaca farming and breeding can be profitable; their fleece makes strong and valuable fiber and it’s used for various purposes in a wide variety of industries. Alpacas are gentle animals that are native to South America. They naturally inhabit the high Andes Mountains, and are most commonly raised...
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Creating Livestock Feed from Sprouted Fodder System

Creating Livestock Feed from Sprouted Fodder System You can grow your own grasses from sprouting seeds with microgreen fodder system. Grasses grown in microgreen fodder system is an excellent way to supplement your livestock during feed shortages. As fall arrives, you may face difficulty providing feed to your livestock. Hay prices rise and your pastures may not provide enough grass for your animals to forage on. Regardless of what kind of...
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You Could Own an Alpaca Farm

You Could Own an Alpaca Farm Are you interested in starting your own alpaca farm? Owning your own alpacas could be an enriching way to make a living or some extra cash while being close to nature. Living on a ranch can be soothing and rewarding in many ways. You are able to raise animals for food and also for other benefits. One major benefit of living on a farm and raising animals is the joy of watching your animals grow....
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Reduce Winter Stress & Increase Farm Production

Reduce Winter Stress & Increase Farm Production Winter has arrived early this year in the United States. Snow and frigid temperatures may cause animals to become stressed and also influence farm production. Cold weather may also give rise to health concerns for animals and so it may increase the risk of losses and healthcare costs for farmers. During the winter, you should take a few precautionary measures that we have already discussed in...
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Improve Cattle Handling with “Follow the Leader” Instincts

Improve Cattle Handling with “Follow the Leader” Instincts We continue with our cattle handling tips, giving you valuable information on animal behavior. In our previous blogs, we have discussed the importance of stress free cattle handling and understanding cattle behavior for leading cattle in pasture &rotational grazing safely. This article will specifically focus on handing cattle, sheep, pigs and other herding animals using their “follow the...
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