Grazing land on the old common pasture at Hellmitzheim

During the period of the project, grazing land covering approximately 18 hectares was created on the old common pasture at Hellmitzheim.

Hutung mit Rindern
Common pasture with "Gelbvieh" (literally "yellow cattle")

Commencement: spring 2011

Zaun an der unteren Hutung

The lower common pasture overshadowed by large oak trees is already fenced. The animals can soon occupy the land.

Mutterkühe mit Kälbern


Four in-calf heifers are purchased. They gave birth to four calves in a cowshed in Hellmitzheim. The animals have been in the open since the end of May.

Summer 2011

Futterraufe


The meadow infrastructure is expanded during the summer.

Kälber

The calves are coming on well.

Winter 2011/12

Obere Hutung


The upper common pasture is fenced during the winter and two animal shelters are built.

Spring 2012


Progress on the construction of the shelter with storage space for hay already gives an impression of the size of the building which is designed for 15 adult horned cattle.

The finished shelter on the common meadow.


The finished deer shelter designed for up to 20 red deer.

Autumn 2012

Rothirsch

Red deer arrive at the new grazing ground.

Planting during the creation of the new common pasture.

Rothirsche

The red deer in their new home.

Gelbvieh und Rinder


The deer and yellow cattle eye each other up cautiously.

Hutewaldpflanzung


Planting the trees on the new common meadow.

Winterliche Hutung


Yellow cow in the snow.

Rinderherde im winter


The herd of yellow cattle in the winter.


Red deer in the winter.

Winterliche Hutung


The meadow in winter with deer

Spring 2013

The meadow is finished.

Hirsche und Gelbvieh genießen die ersten Sonnenstrahlen


The animals came through the winter well and now enjoy the early sunshine.

Hirsche im Wasser


Deer in the water

Holz-Aussichtsplattform an der Hutung


The new observation platform in the meadow.