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Breeding Matters

By   /  July 7, 2014  /  Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Horses, Livestock, Pigs, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Breeding Matters

Like many of us in the business of grass-farming for livestock production, I have been preoccupied by a persistent question; Nature vs. Nurture, Breeding vs. Management, Genetics vs. Environment, all takes on the same dichotomy. Of course the answer is unequivocally, “YES.” The functionality of an animal for our particular purposes is absolutely the sum […]

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Boost Horse Pasture Productivity

By   /  June 17, 2013  /  Horses, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Boost Horse Pasture Productivity

Our horse pastures can benefit from the same kind of rotational grazing that pastures serving other livestock do. Here are some ideas you can use at home.

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To Graze With Horses Is To Think Out of the Box

By   /  March 19, 2013  /  Horses, Livestock  /  1 Comment

Some people say that if you want to build a putting green, put a horse on pasture. Their dietary needs, the way they graze, and the space an owner has available for horses all influence how we manage them.

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