Do you know what grass fed sheep eat? Surprise! It’s not just grass! Although, grass is their primary forage other foods are highly desired. In the upper Midwest the growing season for lush grass and clovers is short. Forage brassicas such as turnips, rape, and pumpkins are highly nutritious and extends the grazing season into late fall and early winter. Both mature sheep and growing lambs delight in digging up turnips and eating pumpkins. Read more on our “What Do Sheep & Goats Eat” page.
Take a look at this infographic for more info on the eating habits of the grass fed sheep that call Shepherd Song Farm home.