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post #1 of 9 Old 09-26-2011, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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How big are your pastures? Not at your boarding facility, but at your private barn? Just wondering what the average size seems to be. Thanks!
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post #2 of 9 Old 09-26-2011, 07:08 PM
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At my neighbor's house, Lacey lives in a pasture that's about 3 or 2.5 acres with 2 llamas.

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post #3 of 9 Old 09-26-2011, 07:19 PM
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We have 5 acres total - includes the land the house and the barn are on. Not sure the exact size of the pastures but we have one larger back pasture, a bit smaller side pasture, and then two front small lots we use to rotate them on. We also have a dry/mud lot area to keep the horses up out of the back fields if its too wet so they don't get torn up.

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post #4 of 9 Old 09-26-2011, 07:47 PM
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I have about 40 acres of total pasture. 3 - 10 acre pastures that I rotate the main herd through & 3 stud lots that are about 3 1/2 a piece.

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post #5 of 9 Old 09-26-2011, 08:01 PM
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We currently have 5 acres and will be adding the adjacent 17 acres when the owner retires.

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post #6 of 9 Old 09-26-2011, 08:24 PM
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I have 3 aces devided up into 5 lots and I rotate.

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post #7 of 9 Old 09-28-2011, 06:52 PM
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Live on 3 acres, have 1 acre separated into three smaller pastures that get rotated, one of which is a sacrifice lot, and the rest of the 2 acres of yard and woods is free for pasture as long as the kids and horse get along during the day xD
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post #8 of 9 Old 09-28-2011, 10:16 PM
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About two acres, but it's not very good grass. I have access to 10 or so across the road -- all I have to do is fence it. I did last year, but not this year. Will have to do it next year. My pastures are tired.
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post #9 of 9 Old 09-28-2011, 10:18 PM
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