e85: Building your Herd | Mobile Hoophouse Design

This ep, Susan Kerr of WSU extension returns to talk about the right way to build a healthy herd; Hermann Bruns returns to talk about a 30'x100' mobile hoophouse design that has worked really well for him. See the companion post about his design here.

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e.78: Affordable Farm Sensors | Layers vs Broilers

 Bob Siegfried of MidAtlantic Farm Sensors on wiring up your farm for better management, plus John McCauley of Chicken People returns to recommend the best bird to start with if you're new to pasturing livestock.

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e74: Green Garlic, Easy Cut-Flowers, Keeping Birds Dry When It's Wet

This week: over-wintered crops like green garlic, some easy-peasy cut flowers to try out, and a tip for keeping pastured poultry dry and warm when it's wet and cold.

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e.52: Mob Grazing: Shifting the Workload to your Livestock

Meg Grzeskiewicz on her no-nonsense approach to livestock breeding and
management. Does mob grazing really lead to healthier livestock management?

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e.49 Regenerative Pasture Cropping with Colin Seis

This episode: Australian farmer Colin Seis talks about the system of no-till pasture cropping he helped develop that allowed him to resurrect a 3000 acre farm on the edge of destruction and turn it into a thriving example of truly regenerative agriculture.

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e.48 Farm Fencing Done Well with Randy Cutler

This episode, Wisconsin farmer and fencing wizard Randy Cutler joins me to dish on the finer points of fencing your livestock for less stress and happier animals. 

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Farm Glance: Yummy Yards' chick brooder/greenhouse bench

This post: Yummy Yards Farmer Emi Do conserves space by brooding chicks under her greenhouse bench

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Another take on a hay feeder

This post: Jackie Lamb's hay feeder. Check it out!

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Farm Glance: Claremont Ranch Organics' mobile chicken coops

This post: yet another approach to mobile chicken coops.

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Sarah Flood's salad bar approach to poultry-rearing

This post: integrate chickens into your garden's fertility maintenance with the salad bar approach!

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Farm Glance: Animal Feeders

This post: a couple of readers share photos of their home-built livestock feeders and techniques

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