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Goats are loved for their sweet nature and goofy personalities. More and more people are choosing to raise goats as pets rather than as livestock and for profit. If you're looking for a pet goat, here is a list of popular goat breeds to choose from.
Raising pigs on pasture can be easier than keeping them in a pen; however, there are certain pig breeds that do better living in a pasture than others. In this article, I share the 10 best pig breeds for raising on pasture!
While pigs are often hardy, low maintenance livestock, they do tend to be destructive. There are equipment and supplies you'll want on hand before purchase your first pigs. To get a complete rundown, visit my article!
How long do sheep live? How long can sheep effectively produce offspring and wool? How long do wild sheep live? When are meat sheep butchered? To learn all about the average lifespan of a sheep, visit this article!
Are you planning on adding alpacas to your homestead? If so, you will need to research their average lifespan so you know the commitment you're making. In this article, I break down all you need to know about how long alpacas live!
Did you know that people with a lactose intolerance can drink sheep's milk? There are also many popular cheeses made from the milk of sheep rather than that of goat's. If sheep milk production is something you want to get into, here are the best sheep breeds for milk: