A pasture is the field where animals find grass to eat.
A pasture can be improved by encouraging the good grasses to
grow and multiply, that is, grasses which are richest in fodder units.
To do that:
· Animals must not be allowed on
the whole of the pasture.
In the rainy season, grass grows fast.
The animals eat only a part of the pasture.
The other part of the pasture is left to rest. There the grasses
grow well, they multiply and this part of the pasture will be better the
· Weeds left by the animals must
The animals stayed on one part of the pasture, but they left
uneaten certain weeds. These weeds must be cut down before they make seeds. Then
they will not multiply.
· Good use must be made of the
Some farmers put too many animals on a pasture.
Some farmers do not put enough animals on a pasture.
You must put on a pasture the number of animals that will use it
without spoiling it, but at the same time will be well fed.
Pasture that is not used is wasted