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Livestock Considerations

Species Requirements

Raising animals can provide environmental benefits and economic vitality to a piece of property. Goats, for example, can assist with brush management, produce marketable milk and cheese, and provide manure that can be used as a soil amendment. Depending on the species you raise, your livestock will need different amounts of water and other elements to be healthy and keep the land healthy. Contact a specialist at OSU Small Farms, NRCS, or Benton SWCD to determine the carrying capacity of your pastures for various livestock species.


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