Farm Animals and Livestock

How to Identify British White Cattle

How to Identify British White Cattle
Edit Article This is an in-depth guide on how to identify British White cattle. British Whites are not related to White Park or American White Park cattle.StepsDo asearch on the Internetor a cattle breeds book on "British White" and "Americ

How to Breed Dairy Cattle

How to Breed Dairy Cattle
Edit Article Breeding dairy cattle involves producing offspring that are primarily used for dairy production. Cows need to produce calves in order to make milk, and in order to produce milk and calves, they need to be bred. Most of the heifers that a

How to Build a Quail Habitat

How to Build a Quail Habitat
Edit Article Are you looking to Build a Quail Habitat? Building a natural habitat will increase broodiness and less stress upon your quails. They will thrive better and become healthier in a habitat in which they feel safe, secure and at home. This a

How to Breed Chickens

How to Breed Chickens
User Reviewed Breeding chickens is a great way to create a sustainable flock, and should be learned by every chicken farmer and enthusiast. Watching the process is a fantastic learning tool as well, thanks to the short amount of time that the eggs ne

How to Breed Alpacas

How to Breed Alpacas
Edit Article There are many benefits to breeding alpacas. You may want to breed alpacas because of their friendly temperament and because they are easy to train and enter into shows. Alpacas can also be a sound investment, offering a wool like fiber

How to Get a Downer Cow Back up After She Naturally Delivered a Very Large Calf

How to Get a Downer Cow Back up After She Naturally Delivered a Very Large Calf
Edit Article There are four "M"s that result in a downed cow: Mastitis (infection in the mammary gland), Metritis (infection in the uterus), Musculoskeletal (muscles, nerves or bones) or Milk Fever (hypocalcemia). Be sure you have determined the

How to Feed Chickens on a Budget

How to Feed Chickens on a Budget
Edit Article Chickens are a great source of meat and eggs, but you might not have lots of money to feed them. Fortunately, this isn't too much of a problem, since chickens will eat mostly anything that you give them. This article will tell you how to

How to Visit a Dairy Farm

How to Visit a Dairy Farm
Edit Article Dairy farms are full of activity from pre-dawn until after the sun goes down. Farmers milk and feed cows, clean barns, sell products and perform other chores to keep their farms running smoothly. Many dairy farms are open to the public f

How to Identify Holstein Cattle

How to Identify Holstein Cattle
Edit Article This is an in-depth article of how to identify Holstein cattle.StepsDo asearch on the Internetor in a Cattle Breeds book for "Holstein-Friesians" or "Holsteins."Study the characteristics of the breed.Note the following:Col

How to Properly Care for Your Chicks and Older Chickens

How to Properly Care for Your Chicks and Older Chickens
Edit Article Properly caring for chicks and chickens takes a lot of work, but it sure can be done! This includes feeding them and knowing the breeds.Getting Your New Feathered FriendsDecide where to get your chicks.You can buy them at a local feed st

How to Keep Cows Disease Free

How to Keep Cows Disease Free
Edit Article Keeping cows and cattle disease free is more of a daunting task than what it appears to be at first glance. It must be remembered that no animal can be kept disease free--any animal is apt to get sick at anytime, however there are things

How to Identify Salers Cattle

How to Identify Salers Cattle
Edit Article This is a good article that tells how to identify Salers cattle. Salers is a French breed, and is pronounced not "SAY-lers" but "Sa-LAIR" with the "s" at the end of this name being silent (as it always is in the

How to Show Chickens

How to Show Chickens
Edit Article Showing chickens at community fairs is great fun and a good introduction into caring for animals. You have to begin at the beginning. This article is about preparing your chicken to show, not the basics on raising your chicken. These ste

How to Graze Cattle on Pasture

How to Graze Cattle on Pasture
Edit Article One of the most sustainable and economical ways to feed cattle, grazing cattle on pasture is the easiest part of raising these beasts. The only costs and labour involved in grazing cattle is maintaining fences and turning cattle out to f

How to Identify Beefmaster Cattle

How to Identify Beefmaster Cattle
Edit Article This is an in-depth article of how to identify Beefmaster cattle. Beefmaster are a composite breed, being 1/4 Shorthorn, 1/4 Hereford, and 1/2 Brahman.StepsResearch the breed.This can be doneon the Internetor in a cattle breeds book.Stud

How to Care for Pygmy Goats

How to Care for Pygmy Goats
User Reviewed If you're looking for a backyard pet or an addition to your farmyard, pygmy goats are a good option. They do come with their own set of care requirements, but once you understand what they need, their care isn't difficult. In fact, they

How to Tag Cattle

How to Tag Cattle
Edit Article Tagging is an important part of animal identification as it helps a producer or farmer to identify a certain animal for reproductive and health concerns, as well as for culling and selling. Tagging sounds simple enough but it must be don

How to Defend Against a Ram

How to Defend Against a Ram
Edit Article Rams (male sheep) can be very dangerous animals if you find yourself alone with one and he decides to charge you. An angry ram must be taken seriously––his horns, strength and mass can severely injure you or even cause death. If a ram is

How to Identify Galloway Cattle

How to Identify Galloway Cattle
Edit Article This is an in depth article of how to identify Galloway Cattle.StepsDo asearch on the Internetor in a cattle breeds book for "Galloway" cattle.Study the characteristics of the breed.Note the following:Colouration:Galloways are prima

How to Identify Red Brangus Cattle

How to Identify Red Brangus Cattle
Edit Article This is an in-depth article about Red Brangus cattle. Red Brangus are actually related to Brangus cattle since they share the same genetics that made each composite breed what they are today.StepsDo asearch on the Internetor a cattle bre
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