A ram lamb from Deal, Kent-based Emma Carr and her aunt Mandy Friend topped Blue Texel trade at Worcester on Friday (1 September) when selling for 2,350gns to Deborah Atkinson, Insch, Aberdeenshire. The January-born Xana Black Magic is by the past stock tup, Sacombe What A Boy, and is out of a Sams-bred ewe by Millend Whirlwind. See also: Lanark tops Texel National sales with 130,000gns call Second best on the day was Beaconsview Bandit from Chris Davies. By Saltire Blu…
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When livestock is kept in the pasture-based system they are allowed to graze openly and eat nutritious grass and other green plants that are easily digested by their bodies. The livestock welfare is greatly increased when they graze on pasture.
Sustainable livestock raising also helps in reducing damage to the environment and the produces such as meat, eggs and milk is far more nutritious and taste better than food from factory farms.
Livestock Health Benefits:
Livestock that are kept in restricted factory farms have less quality life than those raised on pasture. Livestock when raised on pasture can move around and live an organic life where else in factory farms the animals are all crowded in confined facilities. These facilities have no sunshine or fresh air allowing bacteria to grow and affect the livestock. This then results in the animals being provided with antibiotics which is not great for the livestock.
Since a great deal of animals eat grass, grazing them on pasture has a number of benefits. Some of the benefits are the livestock are able to produce saliva which is great for neutralizing acids that is in their digestive tract. As grain fed livestock produce less saliva they frequently suffer from dehydration, intestine damage and even death.
Human Being Health Benefits:
Livestock farmed on pasture produce more nutritious eggs, meat, milk which is ideal for consumers than livestock raised on grains. Adding to that, pasture raised foods have a more healthy balance of omega-3 plus omega-6 fats than your conventional foods. Their nutritional levels are higher as well.
It’s no uncertainty that sustainable livestock farming is the way to go if you would like to be a successful livestock farmer. The livestock are raised in a healthy way and the produce is good for us humans.