on the road

on the road

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Controlling Milk and Italian Thistle using Sheep

We just finished a small project in the Robie Point neighborhood of Auburn.  We used 25 ewes to graze roughly an acre of annual grass, blackberry and two varieties of thistle (milk and Italian).  While the project took about twice as long as we anticipated, the sheep did a great job!  Here are some before and after photos:


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