Heritage Poultry with Jim Adkins

The Sustainable Poultry Network founder Jim Adkins joins us to talk about raising poultry that is truly sustainable.           [Content protected for Lifetime, Yearly, Monthly members only] [Content protected for Lifetime, Yearly, Monthly members only] More info on Heritage Poultry: The Sustainable Poultry Network Heritage Poultry workshops and seminars

Grazing Through Snow in Utah!

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This video comes from Chris in Utah. He is grazing, yes grazing his herd of cattle this winter. They have received no supplementation, hay or otherwise. Chris tells me that it’s been -20 to -30 F and his livestock have performed just fine. Chris gets about 8-12 inches of rain a year with a 52 …

Drought Reserves

Ok what I’m about to share with you is some serious stuff! Today were going to talk about drought reserves. A drought reserve is forage (grass, forbs, brush or whatever your livestock will eat) that is not consumed by the animal during the growing season. This forage is then available if rain doesn’t come or …

Winter Grazing and Paddock Differences

Grazing livestock in the winter is challenging. It takes a lot of time, thinking and good management to graze in the winter time. First, you need to have a stockpile of grass. Not grass in the form of hay, but grass that is still standing in your pastures. The grass needs to be high quality …

Episode -009- Housing Livestock in the Winter

          [Content protected for Lifetime, Yearly, Monthly members only] [Content protected for Lifetime, Yearly, Monthly members only] How should you house livestock in the winter time? I provide you with a few options; deep bedding, continue grazing, hoop-houses, and earth-sheltered structures. Resources: Sepp Holzer @ Paul Wheaton’s RichSoil.com – Scroll down …