Why Your Horse Stall Design Matters

Why Your Horse Stall Design Matters

Proper stall design is important when it comes to ensuring the well-being of horses. From providing a comfortable resting space to promoting safety and security, thoughtful stall design plays a big role in improving equine comfort and safety. Equine Comfort &...

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Upgrade Your Stable with Customized Horse Stalls

Upgrade Your Stable with Customized Horse Stalls

In the heart of every stable lies a unique vision, a distinctive layout, and an individualized approach to operations. At Lakeland Farm and Ranch Direct, we understand these personalized needs, recognizing that no two stables are the same. We specialize in providing...

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Guide to Sheep & Goat Handling Packages

Guide to Sheep & Goat Handling Packages

Purchasing sheep and goat handling equipment can be a daunting task for first-timers. There are so many factors to consider and so many decisions to make that it can make your head spin. The good news is, that we're here to help you make the right choice with our new...

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Low-Stress Livestock Sorting Basics

Low-Stress Livestock Sorting Basics

Most farmers know how stressful it can be to sort livestock. At any point, an animal (or handler) could slip and hurt themselves. Over the last few years, animal handling research has shown that stress during sorting can affect the quality of meat produced. But that’s...

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Everything You Need to Know Before Trimming Goat Hooves

Everything You Need to Know Before Trimming Goat Hooves

Goat hoof care is one of the building blocks to raising a healthy and thriving herd of animals. Often, hooves are overlooked and allowed to grow...much too long. The truth is goat hooves don't stop growing, similar to a human fingernail. So, if they aren't maintained,...

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How Bruising Affects Carcass Quality

How Bruising Affects Carcass Quality

The process of cattle handling has been refined over time. Unfortunately, the industry still hasn't found a way to eliminate bruises or injuries completely. Because an animal's injury can damage its carcass, it can also damage your bottom line. The good news is, you...

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