Why do our farm animals get sick and how can we keep them healthy?" This is a question veterinarians and other specialists who work with small farmers hear frequently. Most of these farmers work very hard, giving time, effort, and loving care to their animals in the hope that their farm will be more productive. Yet very often their animals and poultry are much less healthy and productive than they could be. In this small book are suggestions for raising healthier animals on small farms. While not all of these methods will apply in every area or situation, much of the information can be of help on most farms. If these principles are applied, livestock health and farm efficiency will improve.