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Tag Archives: Livestock
If you find Putting animals into a rotational grazing system requires an understanding of how much feed is in front of the animals, how much feed they need a day OR Unless you know when, how big and how long … Continue reading
If you find Animals range too far OR Livestock leave weeds and graze only what they want to graze Then, A Small paddock allows for intensive pasture management, effective weed management and good animal nutrition. With relatively high stock density … Continue reading
If you find Inter-row weeds are hard to control OR Animals offer benefits but can cause problems — such as in vegetable gardens OR Orchard pests or ground covers get out of control OR There is more work than you … Continue reading
If you find Your soil is capped or crusted OR Livestock spread seeds OR Pastures get rank and new growth is shaded out OR There is more work than you seem to have time for Then, Give some of the … Continue reading
If you find Overgrazing happens one plant at a time OR Some animals return to regraze the same plant, almost the moment a new leaf appears ( such as a sheep, rabbit, horse or kangaroo) OR Any ground that is … Continue reading
If you find There are times when green feed is short OR A shortfall in green feed at times limits production or profitability OR Seasonal weather and growth patterns leave hungry gaps in the feed year Then, You might be … Continue reading
If you find Livestock are selective and will graze what they want and leave what they don’t want OR Weeds build up in pastures Then, A Short hard graze with High stock density allows a paddock to be grazed flat … Continue reading
If you find Animals that stay in the one spot: breed parasites cause a buildup of weed seeds cause a buildup of nutrients in stock camps and generally sour the ground cause over-grazing. Then, By preventing animals from staying in … Continue reading
If you find Grazing animals have different objectives to managers of animals OR Animals will roam all over the place picking at the smorgasbord of delicacies and leaving the bits they don’t want, thus allowing those plants to develop into … Continue reading