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Silvopasture Package Temperate Climate Zone 4-7 (For Grazing Animals) 25 Plants + 9 cuttings

Silvopasture Package Temperate Climate Zone 4-7 (For Grazing Animals) 25 Plants + 9 cuttings

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Grazing animals like cattle flourish in environments mirroring their natural habitats. Our collection is designed to establish a robust ecosystem where cattle can graze under a diverse range of cold hardy tree crops, emulating the open grasslands and sheltered areas found in their native settings. Each plant in this collection contributes to a holistic and sustainable grazing environment, ensuring cattle receive a balanced diet while enhancing soil health. Perfectly suited for a Zone 4-7 climate, these plants thrive with proper siting and management, offering a resilient and productive landscape for your grazing animals.
 Plant Quantity
Hazelnut 5
6 Mile Chestnut 5
English Walnut
Honey Locust
Bur Oak 5
Yellow Willow
9 Cuttings


Hazelnut: These trees provide a nutritious source of nuts, high in protein and essential nutrients. Their dense canopy forms a protective shelter, ideal for wildlife refuge.

Chestnut: While the industrial livestock industry finishes animals on chemical corn there is a great alternative in chestnuts. Known as the bread tree the starchy nuts of this legendary tree fit in well with an animal pasture rotation system. Providing shade in the summer and food in the fall. 

Yellow Willow: Known as a form of "tree hay," pussy willows are a fantastic fodder source. Their flexible branches and nutrient-rich leaves are excellent for foraging animals, especially in early spring.

Bur Oak: Similar to its cousin, the bur oak's grand stature and broad canopy provide a cooling shade in summer. Its acorns are a valuable food source, rich in nutrients for various wildlife.

English Walnut: This tree is notable for its nutritious nuts, a welcome addition to any animal's diet. Its wide-spreading branches create a natural shelter, offering a serene and protected area for animals to rest.

Honey Locust: Unique for its edible pods, which remain intact without degrading quickly, the honey locust is a sustainable food source throughout the season. Its light, feathery foliage provides gentle shade without overly darkening the understory.

Benefits of Tree Crops with Grazing Livestock

Improved Soil Health: Grazing animals like cows, pigs, goats, and sheep naturally enhance soil fertility through their manure, enriching the land with essential nutrients for tree crops.

Natural Pest Management: These animals aid in controlling pests by grazing on various plant species, reducing reliance on chemical treatments.

Boosted Biodiversity: Incorporating livestock with tree crops fosters a more diverse ecosystem, crucial for the health of both plants and animals.

Year-Round Food Supply: Trees offer a consistent, perennial food source for grazing animals, cutting down on feed costs and promoting greater self-sufficiency in farming practices.

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