The Benefits of Group Housing for Older Calves

Calves eat together in a summer pasture.

For a long time, it was tradition to keep older calves separated rather than housed together in groups. However, this is very labor-intensive and can make it more difficult to efficiently feed and observe the calves. Group housing for older calves is a natural, cost-effective solution that can provide early social interaction for your calves, as well as a variety

Preparing Livestock and Homesteading Equipment for Spring

Tractor in spring tilling weedy field.

Spring is here! The days are longer, and everything—besides all the rain—seems brighter! However, with spring comes lots of maintenance around the farm. You never know what can happen to your equipment during winter, and bypassing important inspections could cause future problems that reduce your productivity and efficiency. How do you ready your heavy equipment and machines for spring? This