Rotational Grazing

For most operations the ability to do some rotational grazing is beneficial. With a rotation system cattle can be kept out of certain fields so they can be cut for hay, set aside to grow stockpiled forage for fall grazing, overseeded with cool-season annual forages, or allow time for highly palatable forages to grow and reproduce. It is important to realize that rotational grazing is not a magic bullet and there are many claims about increases in production that are not accurate. Kept the rotation plan simple; splitting a property into 3 to 5 pastures works well in many situations.