Mob Grazing Research

Dennis Hancock, University of Georgia, summarized recent scientific research on mob grazing for Progressive Forage Grower, reprinted in On Pasture. While there are still unanswered questions, research to date has shown that in some cases, heavy but brief stocking can reduce forage quality and animal performance, and may not be …

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Ultra-high Stocking Density Grazing

Case Study: Dairies Using Ultra-high Stocking Density Grazing in New York and Pennsylvania
Dr. Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA

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Ultra-high stocking density (UHSD) grazing, sometimes referred to as “mob grazing”, is characterized by:

  • high stocking density (units bodyweight …
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