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Purdue Fall/Winter Grazing

There are many benefits to using fall/winter grazing techniques. They include:

  • less labor associated with making hay, hauling manure, and
    feeding
  • less wear and tear on buildings and equipment 
  • less respiratory illness 
  • more exercise for livestock 
  • better utilization of land resource
cows grazing
pugging
Cows Grazing
Pugging action from cattle (click to enlarge)

Cut Feed Expenses by Utilizing Corn Residues, Stockpiled Pasture and Cover Crops

 

 

For more forage information contact Dr. Keith Johnson: johnsonk@purdue.edu

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