Livestock and Pasture

The resources offered here deal with sustainable livestock production literally from the ground up. Soil health, pasture and grazing management, feeds, forages, and integrating livestock and crops are covered by several publications and videos, while others address care and management for specific animals and marketing of the products derived from them. Whether you’re an experienced or a beginning producer, you can find useful information relating to traditional livestock such as beef and dairy cattle, sheep, hogs and poultry, as well as introductions to alternative livestock options from bees to bison.

Sections by Enterprise

The Small Ruminant Toolbox was developed in order to provide a collection of information for small ruminant producers
and educators.
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Arrow Icon Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Hogs, Aquaculture, Other Species, Animal Health and Nutrition
Arrow Icon Poultry
Arrow Icon Pasture, Rangeland, and Grazing Management
Arrow Icon Organic Production
Arrow Icon Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economics
Arrow Icon Marketing and Processing
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⇒ Videos
  So You Are Lambing for the First Time!
  Don t Let the Barber Pole Worm Ravage Your Flock
  Regenerative Grazing: Learning from Nature. Stockpiled Grass
  Gabe Brown: Farming in Nature's Image
  It's More Than Getting the Wool Off
  Composting! You Can Do It
  Urban Farms: Commercial Farms or Socially Minded Operations?
  FAMACHA Out West
  Intensive Grazing: One Farm's Set-Up (9 video series)
  Creating an Excellent Relationship with Your Lamb Processor
  Putting a Hand on Them - How to Tell When Your Lamb is Finished
  Trimming Sheep & Goat Hooves
  Determining the Age of Sheep & Goats
  Grass-finished Beef: Production & Marketing
  Sheep and Goats: What They Can Do for You!