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Dividing a field into daily strips with portable fencing is normal in Ireland so that the cattle graze one strip per day. Part of the problem with wet soils in Ireland is that the Cattle can destroy more grass with their hooves than they actually eat. So preventing them roaming far and wide is important.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Mar 26th, 2021 at 07:20:54 PM EST
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Chronic problem with cattle is their size and numbers, and their consequent ability to churn whatever they traverse.  In the western US, the problem is destruction of riparian habitat.
by rifek on Mon Mar 29th, 2021 at 08:47:01 PM EST
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