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Can grass clippings be used for livestock feed?

I live on a farm and can say with certainty that cattle and sheep will absolutely eat grass clippings. All of our grass clippings from the around the house go to the animals, along with a significant ...
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Can grass clippings be used for livestock feed?

It will be more nutritious if, instead of "clippings", you use a scythe and rake up the cut grass. Grass clippings from a lawn mower oxidize very quickly since they are so finely chopped up.
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Why don't we use cattle to re-store CO₂ in the soil?

Both of the links you shared are important videos to watch for anyone interested in learning about the process and should be considered required viewing material in classrooms where agriculture is ...
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How to create healthy bat living conditions in Vermont?

Audibon Magazine distilled the following from Bat Conservation International: Here are some tips for installing a bat house, from Bat Conservation International, a science-based bat conservation ...
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Why don't we use cattle to re-store CO₂ in the soil?

Cattle have become unpopular because they have been accused of farting methane. This is the main answer to your question. However in ecologically sound pastures cattle do restore CO2 to the soil, and ...
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Can grass clippings be used for livestock feed?

I can definitely say Yes. The grass clippings can be used for ruminant animals like sheep and goat after ensiling or drying of the grass clippings. That has been scientifically proved in our lab.
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Can grass clippings be used for livestock feed?

I used to dry grass clippings as hay, then bag and store until winter and feed to goats. They seemed to much prefer it to regular hay. I think it is more nutritious too.
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How to use Maximum Sustainable Yield concept with given a given population, growth rate and carrying capacity?

Since this is a homework question I will help you, but not give away the answer (which I cannot do anyway, because you didn't include the necessary information for that). You are correct that you ...
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