Prescribed herding for rangeland health on the West Terror Allotment

Prescribed herding for rangeland health on the West Terror Allotment

Matt Barnes

The Fence Post

The health of the Western Range depends on how grazing is managed. Progressive rangeland managers are increasingly turning to the ancient art of herding — moving a single large group of animals across the landscape, using low-stress stockmanship — to prevent overuse of preferred areas and allow plants sufficient recovery time before they are grazed again.

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