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Re: Study of Beaufort on two different altitudes of alpine pastures
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2014, 05:42:08 PM »
Thanks Alp for the insight into the Alpine feeding schedule it is vey interesting! as this is the original grass fed system!
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Re: Study of Beaufort on two different altitudes of alpine pastures
« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2014, 11:32:11 AM »
elkato,

you would do good to keep your pasture shorter than that. you want the cows eating leaves, not stems. leaves are more nutritious. just a thought.
if you have trouble keeping it like that from grazing, consider cutting short hay when it goes to stem, or to flower.
thats also a part of alpine practice we make wildheu out of alpine pasture that grows too tall
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Re: Study of Beaufort on two different altitudes of alpine pastures
« Reply #17 on: May 20, 2014, 09:32:40 PM »
Thank you Alp
I will take note on that, as for the moment I have more pasture than cows and it is indeed getting too big between grazings. and having good hay is always a good thing
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Luis.
PS. I have a friend that is going to Switzerland next week, do you know of any place where I can buy a cow horn trainer harness?