> The principle behind MIG is #1 you
> don't have to keep fertilizing,
> the cows process it and put it
> back on the paddock it came from.
> #2the paddock size is only large
> enough that half of the lnegth of
> the grass is removed in about
> three days then they are moved.
> More then 3 days and they start
> eating the regrowth, and by
> grazing have off each time the
> grass stays more vegetive and
> delays going to seed. This keeps
> the nutritional level higher
> longer. There is a lot more to MIG
> but those are the basic principles
> and reasons.
Dun I understood that you had to clean up the poop and run it through a spredder to lay back on the the paddock. that it was advisable to top the grass so it would grow evenly also eliminate animals from eating the choice grass first and then cleaning up the rough stuff later. Also this was a way to controll flys etc.. Unless doing it for horses is different than for cattle. When we do it for the horses we found they would stop running and slide stop which tore up the grass..When we rotate we allowed the cows in to eat what the horses wouldn't. Then we did the above!! cindy