5 summer feeding strategies for foraging livestock

5 summer feeding strategies for foraging livestock

Photo by Andrea Gantz

These five summer feeding strategies for foraging livestock can help producers extend the grazing season and reduce feed costs.

If your pasture looks bare in the summer months, it’s time to rethink how you are grazing your animals, said Kent Solberg, a livestock and grazing specialist with the Sustainable Farming Association (SFA). Solberg offered the following five strategies to manage grazing during the “summer slump,” which he presented during a webinar hosted by the Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) on May 30.