A Beginner’s Guide to Goat Nutrition

There are plenty of excellent reasons to select goats – and not simply because they look cute. They are also smart, curious creatures, perfect for the showing circuit, and there is plenty of cash to be made in ribbons. Winter farming in particular can be tough, but...

Cattle Farming for Beginners

There is something romantic about the idea of owning a large herd of cattle. Seeing yourself living off livestock you raised seems ideal. However, cattle farming for beginners is not for the faint of heart.  Before you buy your first head of cattle, research needs to...

Guide to Raising Goats for Milk

Raising goats for milk is rewarding, but it is no easy feat! It is quite labor-intensive as the goats require daily milking, a specialized diet, and breeding for high-quality milk production. There are great benefits, including raw milk, goat cheese, and making goat...

Chickens in the Winter: Caring for Your Coop

Chickens can be a fun pet or livestock to raise. Their funny mannerisms and personalities alone make for great entertainment. Chickens in the winter, though, require special care. Raising chickens in Minnesota has given us a great appreciation for keeping our...

Caring for Goats in Winter

Caring for goats in winter can be a challenge regardless of your experience level. Novices and veterans alike – as well as hobbyists and professionals – work to keep their goats safe and healthy. Optimize your goat herd’s health with New Heritage Complete...

Best Chicken Breeds for Homesteaders

What are the best chicken breeds for homesteaders? Whether you are raising chickens as egg layers, for meat, or dual-purpose birds, you have a lot of options. Give your backyard chicken flock New Heritage Feed Co. for happy, healthy birds. Best Chicken Breeds for...

Feedlot Cattle and Winter Management

When winter months are on the horizon, it is critical to consider the needs of feedlot cattle and the winter management of your herd. Do you have adequate preparation for the winter months for your animals? Are proper shelter and winter feeding preparations in place?...

Best Meat Poultry to Breed and Raise Yourself

If you are raising poultry for meat versus eggs, there are several tips experts suggest so that you can find success. Many people now want to grow their food to avoid hormones that are popular in market meats. The best meat poultry found to breed in backyards is...

Best Pet Rabbits For Kids

Parents know rabbits make good pets for young children, but which breeds make the best pet rabbits for littles? Young families find themselves wondering which suits them best – should they choose small rabbits, or go for a large rabbit? No matter what breed you...

No-Kidding Info on Goat Breeding Season

If you’re a novice at tending a herd of goats, it’s good to familiarize yourself with the breeding season. Baby goats are especially vital if you are raising goats for milk production – you can’t have one without the other! Feed lactating members of your herd...

Feeding Beef Cattle: The Basics

Raising and feeding beef cattle can be a risky business. Though the United States remains the leader in beef production globally, per capita consumption has fallen since the 1970s from 70 pounds per capita to 55. Many beef feeding companies are not adapted to...

How Much Do You Feed a Goat Per Day?

How much do you feed a goat per day? It is a question that appears deceptively simple, but getting this wrong can have far-reaching consequences for your goats. Getting the amounts right can be tricky, and there are several factors to consider. Learning what to feed,...