wayne fajkus wrote:I use whatever deer foodplot mix is available in spring and fall. I was surprised last fall that my sheep did not eat the turnip greens.
T Melville wrote:I also have a third pasture, about an acre to an acre and a half, which includes a semi-wooded lot. (The tree lot is around the size of a football field, maybe a bit larger.) I'm afraid to start them on that pasture though, because of the rampant poison hemlock. Some sources say it's fine, some say my whole flock will be dead in about three hours.
Michael Cox wrote:If you can get hold of it, look into sainfoin. It is a nitrogen fixing legume but does not have any of the bloating problems of clover/alfalfa. It also has a very long flowering season and make a lot of nectar for your local honeybees!