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Streamline Your Deworming Plan To Suit Your Specific Needs

How Often Should You Worm Cattle?

Springtime is the best time to deworm cattle. Early in the springtime, parasite loads are very heavy in pastures. They tend to reduce during the summertime and then they rise again in the autumn. So how often should you worm cattle? You can’t always tell by looking when your cows are infected with parasites. You … Read more

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Tips For Raising Wagyu Cattle

Wagyu beef is said to be superior to all other types of beef on earth, and there’s a good reason for that! The raising of Wagyu beef cattle differs tremendously from the raising of any other sort of cattle. In this article, we discuss the ins and outs of raising Wagyu cattle. Read on to … Read more

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What Happens If You Don’t Milk A Cow?

If you have a cow, do you have to milk it every day? What happens if you don’t? Do cows need to be milked? Will a cow die if not milked? The answer to these questions depends on a number of different factors. In this article, we explore those factors and explain what happens if … Read more

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How To Raise Beef Cattle On A Few Acres?

If you’re short on space, it’s essential that you know how to raise beef cattle on a few acres. Believe it or not, you don’t need thousands of acres of lush pasture in order to raise enough beef for yourself and your family. You just need to follow these tips. How Many Acres Does it … Read more

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How To Take Care Of An Alpaca: A Simple Guide

Alpacas and llamas are members of the camel family. While camels and dromedaries hail from the Middle East, Northern Africa, South Asia, Tibet and China, other humpless members of the family come mostly from South America. In this article, we describe and discuss alpacas and their care. Read on to learn more on how to … Read more

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What Does Alpaca Meat Taste Like?

Is alpaca a good source of meat? What does alpaca meat taste like? Alpacas are usually kept for fleece production, but recently more and more people are realizing that their meat is quite tasty as well. In this article, we discuss the growing trend of harvesting alpaca meat when culling the herd. Read on to … Read more

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What Do You Need To Start An Alpaca Farm?

Alpaca care can be pleasant, fun and lucrative. With their easy care needs and gentle personalities, these small, fleece producing members of the camel family can be the perfect livestock choice for an animal-loving hobby farmer. In this article, we share solid advice on how to start an alpaca farm. Read on to learn more … Read more

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How To Trim Alpaca Toenails [Explained!]

Alpacas are interesting animals for many reasons. One of the most surprising thing about them is that where you might expect them to have hooves, they actually have two-toed paws with toenails that need to be trimmed from time-to-time. In this article, we outline the steps you’ll need to take to keep your alpacas‘ toenails … Read more

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How To Make Money With Alpacas?

Because they are small, gentle, quiet and clean and because they do not reproduce rapidly, alpacas are actually an ideal choice for small farmers to raise for profit. In this article, we explore several ways how to make money with alpacas. Read on to learn more. Investing In Alpacas? Alpaca Fiber Is In Demand Unlike … Read more

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How To Breed Alpacas: A Short Guide

Breeding alpacas is somewhat easier than breeding large stock, such as horses, cattle and pigs, but it does take quite a bit of attention and good recordkeeping on your part. In this article, we discuss the many important considerations involved in breeding alpacas. Read on to learn more. Alpaca Breeding Is A Sensitive Matter Unlike … Read more

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