Most people are not familiar with a sheep dairy. In 2021, it was estimated that there were only about two hundred sheep dairy farms in the United States. People may be unsure of the details of how sheep produce milk. Some may ask if sheep can produce milk without being pregnant. Sheep must be pregnant and

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I’ll be honest, when I was looking for ideas for sheep wool, I had no idea what a fantastic resource it is. I’d relegated wool to yarn for knitting itchy sweaters or making cute handmade toys. Little did I know that wool is all around us and can be used for so many applications. This

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Correlation Between Cow Udder Size And Milk YieldDairy farming has become a scientific endeavor, and much of what previous-era farmers knew intuitively is being proven by science. One such factor is the correlation between the size of a cow’s udder and the milk yield. Many studies have shown that, generally, larger udders produce more milk. Scientific

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Dairy farms can use plenty of energy, which is true of electricity and the effort it requires from the people working there. But in our modern society, where energy supply is becoming more of a problem, not to mention skyrocketing electricity prices, it’s becoming increasingly important to determine what’s using the energy on your dairy

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Misting System Pressure RequirementsThere are essentially three levels of pressure requirements for a misting system, and the one you choose will depend on your needs and budget.Low-Pressure Misting SystemLow-pressure misting systems operate at a pressure of 40 to 60 PSI (pounds per square inch). They work at city water pressure, meaning that low-pressure misting systems

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Despite popular belief, goats can get attached to humans and develop genuine affection for their owners and caretakers. This is true even of wild mountain goats that may start following people around, though there’s not much chance of them licking you.Goats May Lick You To Show AffectionOne way that goats show affection is by licking

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