Animals

5 ways animals help reduce global poverty
5 ways animals help reduce global poverty

Animals

5 ways animals help reduce global poverty

We believe livestock has a really important role to play in ending global hunger and poverty. Here are 5 reasons why.

Hair of the Dog That Knit Ya: a Brief History of Wool
Hair of the Dog That Knit Ya: a Brief History of Wool

Animals

Hair of the Dog That Knit Ya: a Brief History of Wool

You know it, you love it (and if it's less than 40 degrees Fahrenheit) you're probably wearing it. That's right, we're talking about wool. But not...

Barnyard Beauty Blog: Big, Beautiful Beards
Barnyard Beauty Blog: Big, Beautiful Beards

Animals

Barnyard Beauty Blog: Big, Beautiful Beards

We have some extraordinary creatures at the Heifer Farm in Little Rock. Take Jekyll, for instance. This macho male goat rules the barnyard with his...

Get the flock out: How farmers save livestock from natural disasters
Get the flock out: How farmers save livestock from natural disasters

Animals

Get the flock out: How farmers save livestock from natural disasters

How do farmers save their livestock when natural disasters threaten?

Barnyard Beauty Blog: Silkies' Secrets
Barnyard Beauty Blog: Silkies' Secrets

Animals

Barnyard Beauty Blog: Silkies' Secrets

The Heifer Urban Farm in Little Rock teems with 4H show-stoppers. In this video, Cody the Silky reveals his lifestyle tips for maintaining his...

Replicating scientific study a challenge, goats eat the experiment
Replicating scientific study a challenge, goats eat the experiment

Animals

Replicating scientific study a challenge, goats eat the experiment

Any veteran of the middle school science fair knows that ribbon-worthy experiments must be replicable. A crack team of pseudo-scientists here at...

Baby Alpaca Alert
Baby Alpaca Alert

Animals

Baby Alpaca Alert

We have an adorable new arrival at Heifer Urban Farm in Little Rock, Arkansas!

How to Lighten Your Very Good Dog’s Carbon Pawprint
How to Lighten Your Very Good Dog’s Carbon Pawprint

Animals

How to Lighten Your Very Good Dog’s Carbon Pawprint

Hopefully we can all agree that we need to make decisions that help preserve the only inhabitable planet we’ve got. Although we’ve still got a...

Sheep View 360 Puts the Faroe Islands on the Map
Sheep View 360 Puts the Faroe Islands on the Map

Animals

Sheep View 360 Puts the Faroe Islands on the Map

When the Faroe Islands were passed over for Google Street View, an employee of the Faroe Islands Tourist Board launched an inspired campaign to...

New Kids on the Block at Heifer Urban Farm
New Kids on the Block at Heifer Urban Farm

Animals

New Kids on the Block at Heifer Urban Farm

We're tickled to welcome a passel of newborn kids at Heifer Urban Farm in Little Rock, Arkansas!