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What is regenerative grazing?

Mob Grazing works on the principle of mimicking how large herds of ruminant’s graze, like Bisons. Wild herds graze in tight groups and move quickly across large areas due to predator pressure. They graze the pasteurised plants hard and fast. Trampling them under foot. They then move on and don’t return for quite some time. This allows the grass plants to grow taller. To put down deep roots and to capture solar energy. Increasingly scientists believe that this type of pattern of behaviour allows the grass plants to store more carbon in the soil, to feed the soil microbiology and to provide varied habitat biodiversity. 

What are we doing?

We want to measure the potential of adaptive grazing in the UK for positive impact on livestock production through rotational grazing system that allows paddocks longer rest period for grass to grow taller; this also helps to maximise soil carbon sequestration and improve biodiversity.

our roaming herd

We have established a new beef herd and using satellite technology in collars on the cows we are experimenting with an adapted approach to grazing. We will measure the effect of this on soil carbon sequestration, soil health and biodiversity. In order to see if this system of farming has any impact on our abilities to combat climate change.
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