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reasons a cow may stop eating

What Makes A Cow Stop Eating?

For optimum meat and milk production and optimum health, cows need to eat regularly and well. That’s why dairy farmers, ranchers and small homesteaders are well advised to invest solidly in high quality feed and forage for their cattle. Unfortunately, sometimes even the best of feed and the best intentions of the keeper cannot entice … Read more

how much manure does a cow produce Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Manure Does A Cow Produce?

If you are new to livestock keeping, gardening and/or homesteading, you may feel a little daunted by the amount of manure your cows and other livestock produce. Disposing of it may seem problematic, but actually manure is a valuable asset to your farming venture, and mastering the art of composting is key to keeping the … Read more

how to milk a cow Frequently Asked Questions

[Explained] How To Milk A Cow?

One of the best things that you can do for your homestead is to purchase a cow or a couple of cows to provide milk, cheese and butter for the household. Having these dairy cows will definitely help you to have a more sustainable lifestyle with a greater variety of food to eat and enjoy. … Read more

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

raising wagyu cattle Frequently Asked Questions

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

what happens if you don't milk a cow Frequently Asked Questions

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

how to raise beef cattle on a few acres Frequently Asked Questions

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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