GRAZING UPDATE 4/8/2013


HERE IS ANOTHER UPDATE TO MY GRAZING BLOG. IF YOU CLICK ON ONE OF THE FOLLOW LINKS AND SIGN UP, THE BLOG WILL SEND YOU AN E-MAIL WHEN EVER I POST SOMETHING TO IT…

APACHE TAKES A BREAK….85 DEGREES IS A LITTLE WARM FOR EARLY APRIL WHEN IT WAS SNOWING LAST WEEK
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APACHE AND DEE DEE….THEY ARE MOST GENERALLY ALWAYS TOGETHER….THEY HAD BEEN BUSY HUNTING FOR VARMITS IN THE COVER CROP FIELD….
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THE COVER CROP RAPE IS STARTING TO BLOOM
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JUST ANOTHER SHOT OF ONE OF THE COVER CROP PASTURE FIELDS….
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CLOSE UP OF THE COVER CROP FIELD. THIS COVER WAS BROADCAST ONTO THE PASTURE AFTER GRAZING LAST FALL….
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I TOLD YOU THAT IT IS GONE…
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A VIEW ACROSS THE HORSE GRAZING LANES
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THE FIRST HOSRE STRIP GRAZED ONE WEEK AGO IS REBOUNDING NICELY NOW THAT TEMPERATURES HAVE GONE FROM 28 TO 82.
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APACHE INSPECTS THE WORK….THE STRIP ON THE RIGHT WAS THE STRIP OPENED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND THE STRIP ON THE LEFT WAS OPENED TUESDAY AFTERNOON….I NORMALLY DO NOT ALLOW ACCESS BACK TO THE STRIP JUST GRAZED BUT NEEDED THE FENCE ELSEWHERE AND THEY WILL ONLY BE ON IT A TOTAL OF TWO DAYS SO I RAIDED THE PORTABLE FENCE.
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OBVIOULSY WE WANT THE GOOD STUFF ANYWAY….
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FESCUE AND VETCH AND A LITTLE WHEAT
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PERKINS DEMONSTRATES PROPER GRAZING TECHNIQUE
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ANOTHER VIEW OF THE STRIPS
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THIS WAS THE WINTER SACRIFICE AREA WHERE I FED HAY WHEN THE WEATHER WAS FIT….I WILL SOON SHUT THIS OFF AND LEAVE IT ALONE JUST TO SEE WHAT COMES UP…..THEY WERE ALL ASLEEP THERE THIS MORNING WHEN I LEFT HOME…WELL IT WAS PERKINS TURN TO STAND GUARD SO HE WAS UPRIGHT BUT THE REST WERE SACKED OUT. PERKINS WAS STANDING RIGHT OVER STAR BABY
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THIS WAS THE FIRST PADDOCK THAT THE BULLS GRAZED….THEY WERE THERE FOR THREE DAYS AND HAVE BEEN OUT FOR FIVE DAYS NOW AND IT APPEARS TO BE COMING BACK NICELY…EVEN THE WHEAT IS REGROWING…IT WILL DO THAT WHEN GRAZED EARLY…IT HAD NOT YET JOINTED.
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