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Sustainable Livestock Production

Sustainable Livestock Production

For resources regarding livestock production practices in beef cattle, goats, sheep, swine, poultry, and pasture management, check out the Grown in Marin website’s page on sustainable livestock production.

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Here you can find information, broken down by type of animal, on different breeds, their grazing & nutritional requirements, environmental impacts & best management practices, and alternative livestock production & marketing.  You will also find links to case studies and market research on various aspects of sustainable livestock production, such as the capacity and feasibility of the meat industry, nutrient cycling in pastures, multispecies grazing, production & marketing, and pasture, rangeland & grazing management.

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Also, read about the case being made in Mendocino County for more local slaughterhouses.