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Tips for Squeezing Every Drop of Profit From Your Small Ruminant Herd

By   /  September 9, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

From July of 2015, here’s some timeless advice for making the most of every product your herd can provide. There used to be a time when keeping a respectable flock of sheep or herd of goats offered an acceptable return by simply sending  yearlings and culls to the local auction and possibly capitalizing off the […]

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Best of OP – Managing Multi-Species Grazing

By   /  July 1, 2019  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Best of OP – Managing Multi-Species Grazing

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 the conductor.  Regardless of the players (aka: species), there […]

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Another Option for Herding Livestock

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Another Option for Herding Livestock

If you haven’t yet perfected your livestock handling skills, maybe you need an assistant.   Hey! Where else would you get all this great information? On Pasture is here for you 24/7. All you have to do to find what you need is hover over the little magnifying glass near the top of the page […]

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Bad Grass

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Bad Grass

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  /  Comments Off on Not as Dangerous as the Hell’s Angels

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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