Wondering how to get rid of rain rot? There are many ways to treat rain rot; so how do you know what’s the best treatment for rain rot? Learn how to identify rain rot and treat it to get rid of rain rot for good. Rain rot can affect horses, cattle, goats, sheep and even […]
We use a deep bedding system (also called “deep litter” for poultry) for all our different livestock around here in the winter. That means that instead of a regular schedule of removing waste from barns, sheds, and loafing areas, we continually add clean bedding material on top of the old bedding. It becomes a deep […]
If you have livestock, you may want to deworm them every spring and summer. It’s easy to do and better for the health of your animals. Here’s a recipe for a homemade herbal dewormer – it will be cheaper than buying deworming medicines at the store. It doesn’t have any chemicals in it, which is exactly what […]
We all run into problems on our homestead but often the toughest to deal with are livestock health issues. Here’s what we did when one of our ducks came down with a respiratory infection including what medication we used, where we got it, and how we administered it.