I read one last book on
pasturing to finish up the year’s chicken book
delving into the “lab” portion of my self-made chicken pasturing
course. All Flesh
is Grass taught me
more than I thought it would due to its handy focus on smaller acreages.
In addition to his fencing
tips, Gene Logsdon
provides plenty of ideas for plant guilds that provide year-round
and fall pasture is the easy part, with bluegrass and white clover
as his main recommendations.
pasture favorites include perennial legumes, but Logsdon presents
some less common alternatives as well.
pasture is trickier, with possibilities ranging from stockpiled
grass and fescue that grows even in the cold weather to annual
plantings of roots like turnips.
Like all of the other
pasture books I’ve read, All Flesh
is Grass doesn’t
really cater to a chicken audience, but pastured poultry afficianados
will probably find at least a few tips to streamline their operation.
healthy with fresh, clean water.