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Suzanne Nelson Karreman of Reverence Farms speaks with us about her Jersey cow dairy operation, grazing multiple species and making her way as a woman farmer.

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Providing pigs with water can be a challenge, but careful equipment selection and best practices can help–especially when winter temperatures drop below freezing.

3 DIY Livestock Handling Facilities That Inspire

You don't have to break the bank to have a functional livestock handling setup, as these three diverse, DIY-designed facilities prove.

Is Your Ewe Or Doe Pregnant? Here’s How To Know (Video)

Right now, every shepherd and goatherd wants to know the pregnancy status of their ewes or does. Here's how to check and what to do if they aren’t.

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