Potential Mob Graziers Should Consider Precautions

Allan Savory states in his book "Holistic Management" that stock density is the most under-utilized tool in grazing management implying that most graziers have yet to experience the full range of bene

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3 thoughts on “Potential Mob Graziers Should Consider Precautions

  1. G’day,this post contains some interesting advise for farmer’s wishing to go down this path.I would also like to add that at a grazing pressure of one million pounds to the acre for a period however small, soil compaction could be a real issue,also the “crushing” of the standing forage could impact the sub soil biology as standing forage either cools or warms the surface soil depending on the season.Maintaining an open soil structure assists with the work of both worms and dung beetles and a compacted soil works against the efforts of these “free ranch hands”.Frank.

  2. In point #3 you say that grazing the top third leads to longer recovery periods due to higher animal impact.
    How can that be possible ? If you only take a third of the forage on offer the recovery period will be 3 times shorter, not longer, than if you take most all.
    Please explain

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