"Have you ever had your small ruminants fenced with something less predator proof than electric netting with your donkeys around? I am already committed to training dogs, but an herbivorous guard animal sounds great.
I have a neighbor who has had…"
"Thanks for responding. I like that idea, and I'm leaving a lot of the slash to rot, and some mid size stuff, plus all the dead wood that was already there, but it's important to the land owner that he be able brush hog it if I leave and he…"
"I'm a fan of felled trees on topographical contour (let 'em rot/compost in place as they catch rain/soil during storms) and not spending the time/money on chipping. Too many tree and power line companies around me deliver chips for free.…"
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I raise livestock on rented land. Most farms in my area are mostly wooded. I recently thinned out the trees on a small field that had been abandoned for 20 years for a silvopasture experiment. If it goes well I am going to discuss a larger project I have been thinking about on a farm I manage that's owned by a forester.
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