Caring for Farm Animals

Learn what farm animals need to be happy and healthy.


Find articles by animal:

  • Caring for Cows (2)
  • Caring for Farm Horses (6)
  • Caring for Pigs (1)
  • Caring for Poultry (4)
  • Caring for Sheep & Goats (1)

  • Pig Care Manual

    Pig Manual - A photo of a cute piglet

    A complete manual of pig care from anatomy and terminology to behaviour. This is vital information for those considering adopting a pig.


    Brooding and Growing Chickens

    Brooding and Growing Chickens - A fluffy yellow baby chick

    The brooding & feeding systems described are suitable for small numbers of chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. Topics: temperature, equipment, floor space, feeding, etc.


    Poultry Manual

    Poultry Manual - Photo of an adult rooster

    A complete manual outlining aspects of poultry care from anatomy and terminology to behaviour. This is vital information for those considering adopting poultry.


    Sheep & Goats Manual

    Sheep & Goats Manual - Photo of a playful young goat

    A complete manual outlining aspects of sheep and goat care from anatomy & terminology to behaviour. Vital info for those considering sheep or goats.


    Cattle Manual

    Cattle Manual - Photo of a brown cow

    A complete manual outlining aspects of cattle care from anatomy and terminology to behaviour. This is vital information for those considering adopting cattle.


    You and Your New Horse

    You and Your New Horse - a grey horse with white dapples

    This article covers the basics of caring and keeping a horse or pony; horse needs, purchasing a horse, keeping a horse, horse safety, equine farriers, equine dentists, saddle fitting, equine veterinarian, transport and more.