Core Spinning WorkShop Saturday March 28th, 2015 10am-3pm At 1 Stop Alpaca Farm Class size limited In core-spinning, you wrap your fiber around a pre-spun core so you don’t lose any of your precious gold. And all fiber is precious gold in it’s own way. Core spinning is one of those fun novelty yarns. For core spinning, you need a core — cotton crochet yarn is terrific — and fiber. Batts are wonderful, roving and combed top work too. Variety in the batt content gives a … Read More
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When getting into animals farming there are a great number of things to consider before you bounce into production. There are different types of livestock you can keep, which are chickens, rabbits, cows, ducks, lamb, goats, swine or horses, and are all cared for in a different way.
To become successful in livestock farming you need to know your options, goals and resources. Understanding what you want to accomplish will help you in shaping up your farm so that it is successful.
And so why do you want to get into livestock farming? It’s very essential that you identify and evaluate what your goals are.
Do you want to raise livestock because you want to provide your family with healthy food? You may just want to raise animals to manage forage? Or else you want to produce your own livestock products and sell them for extra cash? Either way establishing goals is incredibly important before you pursue your project.
After you have made your decision on what type of livestock you want to raise, consider the land in which you are going to farm the livestock. Consider the size of your land, the laws regarding farming livestock and property zoning. If your land is not very big you may consider raising birds but if you have large land you can raise, cattle, lamb and other large animals.
You should also determine the sort of operation you desire. If you want to raise cattle determine if you wish to raise cows for meat or cattle for milk or if you need to raise laying chickens and meat birds. For milk production you can choose between goat milk, sheep milk or cow milk. You can just raise all of them.
The type of breed is also important so make certain you get knowledge of the different types of livestock. For example if you wish to keep beef production cows that graze on pasture the cows that strives well on pasture is the Belted Galloway. This goes for the other animals, certain breeds will produce better than other breeds.
– Your Resources
Ask yourself if you have enough resources to get started on your project? Are your finances okay to invest in livestock farming? Do you have the equipment and facilities? Setting up livestock requires that you have enough resources and are prepared to make investments of some money.