How to Install Better Ranching on your Stardew Valley Server

Better Ranching adds a range of quality-of-life features and changes to your Stardew Valley server including preventing failed milking/shearing attempts and adding an indicator when pets and animals can be petted, milked, or sheared.

There are no prerequisites or additional requirements when installing Better Ranching.

Downloading Better Ranching

Before installing the mod, you will first need to download it from Nexus Mods.

  1. Navigate to Better Ranching's Nexus Mods page.
  2. Click Manual download.
  3. Click Slow Download.
  4. Navigate to your downloads folder and extract the .zip file.

Installing the Better Ranching Mod

Once you have the mod downloaded, you will need to upload it to your Stardew Valley server's /mods folder. 

  1. Navigate to your control panel and Stop your server.
  2. Access your server files via FTP, we recommend using FileZilla.
  3. Navigate to /StardewValley/Mods.

  4. On your local site (the left panel of FileZilla) locate the BetterRanching folder.
  5. Right-click the BetterRanching folder then click Upload.
  6. Navigate to your control panel and Start your server.

If you would like any additional information or have more questions about configuring your Stardew Valley server, you can find our other articles here.

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