Sustainable Logging With Draft Animals

Sustainable logging of small and/or inaccessible woodlots using draft animals is often cheaper, easier, and less damaging to the land.

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Draft animals allow for more sustainable logging practices as they make it possible to log selectively instead of clearcutting an area.
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Due mostly to differences in terrain, climate and cultural development, various parts of the country favor different draft animals. Sustainable Loggers in the northeast prefer oxen.
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Draft animals are cheaper than machinery, and easier to maintain.
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On level ground, a horse, mule or ox can consistently pull a load of its own weight (though some pull twice that for short stances).
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Loggers in the south favor mules.
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Buying a team doesn't require pledging your soul to a banker, as does mechanized equipment.

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