e84. Lynch Linebacks and Calf Sharing with Glenn McCaig

e84. Lynch Linebacks and Calf Sharing with Glenn McCaig

In this episode, we're joined by Glenn McCaig, a devoted farmer and rare breed aficionado, who imparts his knowledge on the subject of regenerative grazing and holistic farming. Glenn takes us through his transformative journey from traditional farming techniques to embracing a more integrative and holistic method, underscoring the crucial role of adaptability and courage to take risks. Venturing into the fascinating world of Lynch Lineback cattle, Glenn unfolds their rich history, the distinct color gene they possess, and their significant contribution to an innovative calf sharing program. The conversation then shifts to delve into the intriguing concept of epigenetics, the importance of diversity in the ecosystem, and natural behavior patterns of cattle. The discussion focuses on the importance of minimizing stress levels in cattle and enabling them to display their natural behaviors. Glenn leaves budding farmers with some precious nuggets of wisdom. He emphasizes the importance of patience, the need to question everything, and the value of recognizing and celebrating even small strides of progress in the farming journey.

Resources Mentioned:
Mark Bader - The Ecology of Chemical Energy - PFI 2018 Annual Conference

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Facebook: FineLine Farm 

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