Prevention is preferable to treatment. By providing our livestock with preventative homeopathic remedies we rely less on costly curative treatments from the vet. Our remedies are tailormade specifically for our cows (mastitis) and chickens (worms).
We are experimenting, also, with the planting of medicinal and nutritional herbs, such as comfrey, hops, garlic, wormwood and borage. These have been planted along the field borders and on the paths leading to the dairy. This allows the animals to use their natural foraging instincts to choose those plants they crave to satisfy their mineral and vitamin needs.