Trained Sheep Grazing Vineyard Floor

Trained Sheep Grazing Vineyard Floor

Trained Sheep Grazing Vineyard Floor

Aversion Training

According to researchers, training sheep to have a food aversion is a simple process. However, there are important steps to follow to improve the strength of the aversion. This fact sheet describes the aversion training process. The project focused on grazing sheep in vineyards for weed control.

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) FW08-315, Vines and Ovines: Using Trained Sheep for Vineyard Floor Grazing .

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