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Sue Kennedy Teaches Cows to Eat Leafy Spurge

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Here are some of the posts on the Kennedy Ranch Facebook page from Sue Kennedy’s work teaching cattle to eat leafy spurge on their ranch in Lamoille, Nevada.

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Sue says that the cattle do well eating the spurge on their first rotation through a pasture. But 14 days later they tend to eat around the spurge. She and I will be chatting in the near future about this tendency. I’d like to know a little more about what the regrowth looks like after 14 days and variety in pasture as well. So we’ll share more when we know more! 🙂

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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she’s not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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