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Bad Grass

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  No Comments

Sandra Miller sent us this one. Do any of your livestock have this problem?   Thanks to the On Pasture readers providing financial support. Can you chip in? To be sustainable, we need a $15,000 match from readers to make our grant happen this year. If it’s an option for you, consider becoming an “Ongoing […]

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Not as Dangerous as the Hell’s Angels

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  No Comments

And not nearly as scary!   Here’s a Big Thanks to the On Pasture Community members providing financial support! Community-wide support keeps On Pasture online. If it’s an option for you, consider becoming an “Ongoing Supporter” at just $5/month. Being able to show that kind of support is especially helpful when we’re approaching outside funders.

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From Our Archives – Orchestrating Diversified Livestock

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on From Our Archives – Orchestrating Diversified Livestock

This article was originally published in January of 2014 On old MacDonald’s Farm, there were all types of animals—here a moo, there an oink and over there a cluck, cluck—but managing multiple species and the pastures that support them in a forage-based environment is more akin to a complex symphony with you, the farmer, as […]

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Squeezing Every Drop of Profit From Your Small Ruminant Herd

By   /  July 27, 2015  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  1 Comment

You can be a profitable small ruminant producer if you push past the traditional mental fencing and consider everything your herd or flock can produce.

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Managing Multi-Species Grazing

By   /  December 29, 2014  /  Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

Here’s a great overview of how to add different species of grazers to your operation.  Sandy covers the basics of forage, fencing, shelter, handling equipment, and water, with some great tips on inexpensive solutions, and making sure you don’t get in over your head.

Enjoy!  And if you have some tips of your own, send us a note and we’ll add them to the comments section below.

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