Utilizing pasture on dairy operations can benefit the animals and the cash flow in several ways. Maintaining forage quality and quantity has a significant effect on cash surplus. Grazing adult cattle and young stock can help extend stored forages. Maintaining carry over of ensiled forages benefits the bottom line and animal performance. Incorporating grazing for the dairy herd also gets them off concrete for a period of time. As with any management practice there are perks and drawbacks.