Recognizing consciousness in animals as a continuum of group soul connections, as well as the individual who is connected to family, involves the farmer looking at why animals are on the farm. Certainly for producing income for the farm, they must reproduce and live healthy lives.
In biodynamics, there is the consideration of integrating the other senses. The animals’ contribution is integral to the spiritual sheath that holds life forces on the farm. The grazing animals cover the farm physically in search of food, and their harvest of plants prunes the growth and stimulates regrowth, harvesting, digesting, and returning microbes, as well as essence, to the land.
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