Thanks for replying. I think this area merits more exploration. Before modern pasture agriculture Europe had a history of coppice/pollard forest agriculture as sources of winter feed in place of hay. Much like our own foods many contain alkaloids/toxins as well as variable minerals so a balanced diverse feed is required. Acacia sp., moringa,…[Read more]
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What plants do you grow to feed your livestock? If there is one topic that is notably incomplete from permaculture it is information regarding animals.
Very little information is given on edible plants, less is given on palatability/toxicity and nothing seems to be know…[Read more]
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