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Nomadic herders needed

 
Jeff Hodgins
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The lack of herding animals on grasslands and even in some forest has soil degradating effects that most of us are fermilier with. I propose that people start herding associations where for example you own 19% of a herd therefore you are obliged to do or pay for 19% of the care of that herd. I invite enyone to join with me or others in these pastoral assosiations even if you are not able to spend time caring for livestock a given group could decide what a reasonable wage would be for the members who actually tend the animals. These associations would allow people who may otherwise not be able to own livestock to do so in a profitable way.
 
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So just to clarify I'm not considering hiring people who do not own a share or the herd and in my case there would be a home base where the sheep could stay most nights and that home base will soon have a house on it and there are fruit trees and fodder crops there. There is also a new dam that will be lined to provide year round water. The routs are divided by deep gullies making navigation easier also a lot of time would be spent in the canyons making for a relaxing herding experience cause the sheep are penned in. I will also be doing a lot of crash grasing with sheep and pigs.
 
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