A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE OLD RAM

Baymule

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I just posted a link to my squash thread on your FB page. Hope you don't mind. I thought maybe a discussion on raising treats for sheep might be of interest.
 

Kusanar

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On my farm (totally different situation) we have about 10 acres of grass with 3 horses on it. In the spring and early summer the horses can't eat fast enough to keep up and we actually bale our entire winter supply of hay off of the pastures and still leave the grass 4-6 inches tall which quickly springs back up. My horses are still grazing now but we have started supplementing hay free choice to let them take some of the pressure off of the pasture but last time I walked up on top of the hill there was still knee high grass up there that they will clean up before they start seriously eating hay for the winter.

I am pretty much doing what you are though because all of the hay comes from the land, so the land is fully supporting the animals and all of the hay is fed back so it also goes back to the land in the form of trash hay and manure.
 
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