Grazing livestock in the Mount Lofty Ranges - overview

  • Fact sheet
  • August 2015
Cattle grazing

Cattle, sheep, and horses make up most of the livestock enterprises in the Mount Lofty Ranges. However there is an increasing interest in alpacas, goats and other livestock.

Good land management is important for a successful and sustainable grazing enterprise.

Landowners have a duty and a responsibility to care for the land under their control. Proper planning, monitoring and vigilance are important to prevent land degradation. Prevention is far more cost effective than remediation.

Land management principles

There are a number of essential principles for sustainable land management, regardless of the type of grazing animal. They are:

More information

We have developed a range of factsheets about grazing livestock in the Mount Lofty Ranges to assist you with good land management. See the related links below.

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