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The benefits of livestock grazing

The benefits of livestock grazing

The benefits of shepherding in Andalusia are obvious. Without shepherds, the goat and sheep meat sector would be meaningless. Whether they work in small cooperatives, independently or as part of large structures, shepherds are vitally important if the meat industry is...

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Preventing wildfires using goat and sheep herds

Preventing wildfires using goat and sheep herds

Preventing wildfires throughout the year should be a top priority. People are more aware of the risks posed to woodlands when the summer heat wave starts and there is a higher chance of fires breaking out. But preventing catastrophic fires is possible. 90% of fires are caused directly or indirectly by human activity. Discarded rubbish, unauthorised bonfires or a badly extinguished cigarette butt can wreak havoc on the environment, ecosystems and their inhabitants.

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Exporting lamb in Andalusia

Exporting lamb in Andalusia

Exporting lamb meat is a clear choice for the sheep and goat meat sector in Andalusia. It is a meat with high nutritional quality that maintains a constant average consumption almost the whole year round, with a marked increase during the festive season. Goat and...

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Ovine in extensive livestock farming

Ovine in extensive livestock farming

Ovine extensive livestock farming has become increasingly important in recent months, although most people still tend to associate it with pigs or cows. Many breeds of goats and sheep would be significantly affected without extensive livestock farming. Goats and sheep adapt to mountains, marshes and pastures, but can also be fed on agricultural waste such as rice stubble. They live on farms that prioritise development in harmony with the natural environment.

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Andalusia’s Natural Wealth

Andalusia’s Natural Wealth

The Andalusian pasturelands, mountains and countryside are a sign of the region’s natural wealth. They form an ecosystem in which goats and sheep enjoy living in their own slice of heaven on extensive livestock farms. The location, climate and mountains of Andalusia are the ideal setting for goat and sheep herding. Andalusia’s Natural Wealth is in countryside.

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