How to Use a Leader-Follower Grazing System

In a leader-follower grazing system, animals with different forage needs pass through a pasture in succession, using the land more efficiently without destroying its ability to support livestock.

Tamworth pig
Tammy, the Tamworth matriarch, enjoys her pats while telling the author about the state of the herd. Of all the breeds we've tried, Tamworths seem to thrive the best on a no-grains, pasture and tree crops diet. The pigs rations are comprised of mulberries, cherries, apples, hazelnuts, hickories and chestnuts and, of course, visually imperfect produce of all kinds from asparagus to green peppers.
Photo courtesy Acres U.S.A.