The species-rich grasslands of the Aran Islands are the forage resource for the production of livestock on the islands. These two pictures of the same cow taken last week and in February 2014 show that such grasslands also supply the forage during the winter months.  Maximising livestock gains in the growing animals and managing the condition of beef cows through the year is a vital element in determining the profitability on the farm.  However to date agriculture research in most countries has

Source:: Aran LIFE