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When is the Best Time of Day to Move Animals?

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on When is the Best Time of Day to Move Animals?

A common question we hear at pasture walks or grazing seminars is when is the best time of day to move cattle to the next paddock. There are some who advocate moving in the afternoon based on the fact that energy content of forages peaks in mid-afternoon corresponding with peak photosynthesis. But, since cattle will […]

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Training Livestock to Leave Streams and Use Uplands

By   /  July 20, 2015  /  Beef Cattle, Behavior, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Training Livestock to Leave Streams and Use Uplands

Cattle can damage streams and surrounding vegetation (riparian areas) by over-grazing riparian vegetation, breaking down banks, decreasing water quality, which can reduce fish populations and wildlife numbers. Suggested solutions to this problem have traditionally ranged from the cost prohibitive – constructing fences along waterways – to the extreme – removing livestock completely from rangelands. Using […]

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Breakfast With A Talking Cat

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Breakfast With A Talking Cat

I taught my cat to talk. Now I’m paying the price.

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