The Effectiveness of Low-Stress Livestock Handling

The Effectiveness of Low-Stress Livestock Handling

In an age when many decisions are made in boardrooms, the opinions of the animals themselves are seldom taken into account. But it’s the animals that are the central focus of every farm…and every profitable farm. Low-stress cattle handling methods can actually have a...

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6 Ways You Should Never Handle Cattle

6 Ways You Should Never Handle Cattle

Well-designed cattle operations are essential for the safe handling of livestock. With the proper equipment, cattle handlers can avoid potential injuries and keep the animals calm, secure, and controlled. But there's more to it than the right equipment. While cattle...

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Tips to starting a Cattle Ranch

Tips to starting a Cattle Ranch

So, you’ve decided that you’d like to raise your own herd of cattle. That’s great news! But cattle can be lively, shy, even timid. Getting them to do what you want them to do isn’t always the easiest task. Here are a few things to consider before you get started....

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6 Tips To Starting a Sheep Farm

6 Tips To Starting a Sheep Farm

Are you thinking about raising your own flock of sheep? Living off the land can be a rewarding experience, but it’s important to consider all the facts before you get started.   Carefully Consider What Breed Is Right for You Research Market Demand: Depending on...

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How Jacob Uses His Lakeland System

What we've come to realize at Lakeland Farm and Ranch Direct is that every rancher uses their cattle-handling system differently. Some run cattle every day, while others only use it on a yearly basis. There's no right or wrong way, just different methods that suit...

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