What is holistic grazing or managed grazing?
Managed grazing means that the farmer plans, times, and moves their cows through many paddocks to where grass is the lushest and most optimal for milk production.
The cows have lots of room to wander around, looking for the best plants to munch on, and they always have a fluffy grass meadow bed to lay down on to chew their cud at midday, or to sleep on at night. Because they don’t stay long enough to eat the grass down to the dirt, the manure is always gone before they are back to that paddock. The grass farmer is acutely aware of the condition of his land and cows, and works in a holistic manner to keep both healthy.