Good quality, plentiful water is important.It is best to have waterin the paddocks where the animals are grazing (during the grazing season).
Fresh air,Sunlight, Shelter, Outdoors• *A comfortable animal is a happy animal• * Opportunities to lie down (chew cud for ruminants)• * Adequate perching space and nesting boxes• * Good ventilation• * Dry place to lie down
Flies can bring stress anddisease to your livestock.There are many resourcelinks in your handout tohighlight products ,companies, and good oldfarmer ingenuity.- - Fly traps- - Fly parasites- - Clean up manure and wet/moist areas where flies like to lay their eggs.
Parasites:Preventive Strategies - - Rotational grazing system plan - - Know the parasite life cycles - - Monitor your livestock - - multi species grazing - - rotate pasture and hay land
Health Products used onEarthwise Farm and Forest
Preventive Products on Earthwise Farm and ForestOffered Free Choice On hand in case of need• Minerals, clay minerals • Electrolytes• Salt • Peppermint liniment• Kelp • Iodine (teat dip and navel dip)• Humates • Nutritional boluses • Lotion • Homeopathic remedies
Questions/Discussions • Lisa McCrory • Earthwise Farm and Forest • www.earthwisefarman dforest.com • 802-234-5524 • Lmccrory@hughes.net
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