Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Livestock Manager Training.

I went to livestock manager training today and took my test. The test was not too bad. Applicable to grazing we discussed using manure in pastures. There is some risk involved, but might be doable under the right circumstances.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

What should horses eat.

Horses should eat a high quality forage or hay with around 12% protein. No grain is needed for most horses unless they work very hard or if you cannot get good hay. The ideal grain for horses is oats. Why do you think they call them oats burners.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Feeding Horses

One way to extend your resources is to make sure your pasture is to properly fertilized. Also make sure the land you have is enough to support the number of animals you are trying to keep.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Horse pastures and pasture management

Who has enough affordable horse feed for their animals? I am hoping to post information for people who are looking to save money on feed.