Longhorn breed records were torn up over the weekend (18 August) as the majority of the famous Gorse Longhorn herd was dispersed at Worcester. Eight-year-old cow Gorse Rosa with a heifer calf at foot sold for 12,000gns – the highest price ever paid for a Longhorn – to the 11th Earl de la Warr, Withyam, Sussex. […]
The post Bleu Du Maine female brace hits 4,000gns at Carlisle appeared first on Farmers Weekly
To be up to date with the latest information in the raising livestock industry to may visit our livestock farming latest news. On the other hand in case you are new to raising livestock and would like to start professional livestock rearing today download a copy of our Profitable Livestock ebook.
When livestock is raised in the pasture-based system they are allowed to graze openly and eat nutritious grass and other plants that are easily digested by their bodies. The animals welfare is greatly increased when they graze on green pasture.
Sustainable livestock farming also helps in lowering damage to the environment plus the produces such as beef, eggs and milk is far more nutritious and taste better then food from factory farms.
Livestock Health Benefits:
Livestock that are raised in limited factory farms have less quality life than those raised on pasture. Livestock when raised on gree pasture can move around and live an organic life where else in factory facilities the livestock are all crowded in confined facilities. These facilities don’t have sunlight or fresh air allowing bacteria to develope and affect the animals. This then results in the livestock being provided with antibiotics which is not best for the livestock.
Since a whole lot of animals eat grass, grazing them on pasture has a lot of benefits. Some of the benefits would be the livestock are able to produce saliva which is great for neutralizing acids that is in their gastrointestinal system. Seeing that grain fed livestock produce less saliva they generally suffer from dehydration, intestine harm and even death.
Human Being Health Benefits:
Livestock farmed on pasture produce more nutritious eggs, beef, milk which is ideal for consumers than livestock raised on grains. Adding to that, pasture raised foods have a much healthier balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fats then your conventional foods. Their nutritional levels are greater as well.
It’s no uncertainty that sustainable livestock farming is the way to go if you want to be a successful livestock farmer. The livestock are raised in a healthy way and the produce is good for us human beings.