WHY ROTATE PASTURES?

GENE JOHNSTON

 Grass is the cheapest feed out there. Are you and your sheep/goats taking advantage of it? That’s a question posed by Dennis Hancock, Extension forage specialist at the University of Georgia. He’s watched and helped beef farms and grazing dairies in his state push grazing efficiencies to new high levels. He contends that grazed forages are your cheapest feed resource for cattle (which are outlined in the table on the following page), giving pastures a natural advantage today. Here are eight reasons why Hancock says farms and ranches can benefit from rotational grazing.

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