Question: Why are we advised to cull our ewes and does? Surely it’s better to keep all the females for
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Many farmers have had to help out when a cow is unable, or struggling, to deliver a calf. Here are
It takes less of the botulism toxin to kill a big horse than it does to kill a small mouse.
Question: Where do I start to become a better livestock farmer? The answer is basic and straightforward. You have to
Flies not only cause irritation, but can also transmit disease. This may happen either mechanically, as a result of picking
Question: What is colic? How does it develop and what can I do to prevent my horse from getting it?
The most important objective of small stock farming is to produce lambs or kids. Most of them are sold and
It’s more than just vaccination and administering antibiotics. Farmers need to adopt a holistic approach to keep pigs disease-free. ‘It’s
Commonly asked questions about pig farming are answered here by an expert. The pigs used by farmers today have descended
You’ve decided to farm with goats, but how do you know which breed is best? Here’s a guide to selecting
Question: Please would you tell us more about called Rift Valley fever? Rift Valley fever is caused by a virus