Herbage intake and liveweight gain of bulls and steers continuously stocked at fixed sward heights during autumn and spring

TitleHerbage intake and liveweight gain of bulls and steers continuously stocked at fixed sward heights during autumn and spring
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsMorris, S T., Hirschberg S.W., Michel A., Parker W.J., and McCutcheon S.N.
JournalGrass & Forage Science
Volume48
Issue2
Pagination109 - 117
Date Published1993
KeywordsBull beef
Abstract

Liveweight gain in continuously grazed finishing steers and bulls increases with sward surface height to a maximum of 8-10 cm with spring ryegrass/white clover (Lolium/Trifolium pratense) pastures while, in autumn, swards of 12-15 cm height are requuired to achieve maximum performance. -from Authors

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