Monthly Archives: February 2011

Organic Pastures

Your livestock deserve a healthy well balanced diet.  This is why you provide supplemental minerals and grain during the hard months.  A pasture fed ruminant is as close to their ‘natural’ feed as possible. The contrast are feed lot situations … Continue reading

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Horse Pasture Seed

A large problem with horse pastures is that they are over used.  Many small farms do not have enough space for pasture rotation while letting seeds mature.  A rule of thumb is to let four to six months time pass … Continue reading

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Starting a Bermuda Grass Pasture

When discussing pasture grasses and forbs with my friend at the Ag college I was amazed that he suggests Bermuda Grass so highly. Having just re-seeded a portion of my pasture this previous spring, I was aware of the many … Continue reading

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Pasture Raised Poultry

I am very excited about the prospect of raising broiler chickens here at home.  I have been wanting to do the chicken thing for such a long time and now I learn that I have every thing needed to raise … Continue reading

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Pasture Seeding | How To Seed Your Pastures

There are two fields of thought about pasture seeding.  In one field we tear up the existing pasture and start from scratch.  This is an especially good idea if the pasture was compacted or completely overrun with unwanted weeds.  The … Continue reading

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