According to the Mayo Clinic, lean cuts of red meat, can be apart of a healthy diet in “moderation“ More and more ranchers are, dusting the feedlots, and mooving to regenerative agriculture practice. Rotational grazing and grass only fed livestock provides soil, and land enrichment while creating a healthy cut of meat for consumers. Click on the chart to read more from the Mayo Clinic’s website.
Benefits of pasture raised pork provide health benefits at the table. Studies show that pigs raised on well managed pastures, and forages provide better fat quality, increase in nutrients, while providing eco friendly regenerative farming qualities. Working and turning of the soil by pigs improve the quality of soils and crops allowing carbon enriched soils to feed the environment for healthy living.
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Grazing sheep benefit the land by eliminating most invasive weeds. Sheep consume more weeds than goats which can eliminmate the need to use, fertilizers, herbicide, and pesticides. “Grazing allows 80% of the nutrients to be cycled back into the soil.” ~ USA Regenerative Agriculture Alliance Inc.
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Pasture raised chickens provide unending benefits to land, and crop management as well as healthier meat for consumers. Besides ridding the yard, and pasture of nasty unwanted bugs, and disease carrying ticks, chickens provide the soil with rich nutrients enriching crop lands, gardens, and house lawns.
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While Rotational Grazing of bison provide the same environmental benefits as other ruminants. A great quality about bison meat is it is lower in fat, high in vitamin B12, and other vitamin B Minerals. Bison meat is also high in zinc and omega 3 fatty acids. Click on the photo to learn more from Back 40 Bison In Missouri!
Proper grazing planning and management can use animal impact to help, not hurt, important water-based ecosystems on your ranch.