Gundooee cattle graze on open paddocks for the entirety of their lives.
The cattle rotate between 500ha of grazable fields divided into 30 paddocks. On average, cattle are moved every 6 days. However, this number is not the law. It is more important to move cattle depending on the quality and amount of feed (grasses) available.
Rotational grazing is a key activity in boosting soil fertility as:
Plants get a chance to rest and put down more roots.
Over-grazed plants spend energy regenerating leaves while root growth takes a back seat. This leaves soil more vulnerable to erosion and plants that are easily pulled up upon the next grazing
Manure is spread equally across the pastures rather than concentrating at the same spot (usually at water trough or a favourite tree)