Protecting Livestock From Predators

Some problems are bigger, and more dangerous-seeming, than others. For example lions. What kind of fence can you build to keep lions away from your cow herd? Can you do this with limited resources? It turns out, the brain is the best resource, and Richard Turere, a Masai boy, figured out how to use lights and parts he found locally to scare lions away from his herd. The result is good for the people, good for the cows AND good for the lions. Next up, he wants to invent his own electric fence. We’re looking forward to hearing how he does that. Just 7 minutes and 20 seconds to remind us to open up our brains! Tablet readers, here's your link.

All the grazing management tips you need

Subscribe to read this article and over 2,500 more!

Subscribe today!

If you're already a subscriber, log in here.

Translate »