the idea is to mimic large animal hoof impact, yes? seems like a pretty solid plan. large animals might be easier and cheaper (manure included! no extra charge!),
Paul Cereghino wrote: then run a sheeps foot compactor up and down the slope with a wench.
Jami McBride wrote:
Off topic - but this concept of dense grazing with long resting is very interesting to me.
Would the concept hold true for other animals - like sheep, goats, etc.?
Maybe you could start another thread to pool information on this topic. I've read about it before, but not in any detail.
rose macaskie wrote:
Mangubai, Nice photos..
If the ground is dry you cant imprint before rain, do you wait for the first rains to wet the land and then put the cattle in to imprint before the next rains? agri rose macaskie. rose macaskie.
Paul Cereghino wrote:
These were the kinds of statements that I reacted to most strongly:
"Cattle can be used in every country. It is very important to run cattle through semi desert areas using high density and long recovery periods."
"Many of the US national parks are suffering from over rest."
"Old brush will oxidize and turn grey, it must be trampled down so that decomposer organisms can go to work and make the nutrients available to new growth."