Archive: Feast or famine?

Published 10 November 14

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Autumn grass for heifers – is it feast or famine, asks DairyCo technical extension officer Piers Badnell.

The answer depends on your management and what you present to your heifers. Well-managed grazing throughout the season does deliver quality grazing in the autumn. Recent analysis from Forage for Knowledge sampling farmers shows 11.5 – 12 ME, for leafy grass, from around the country. This shows the quality is there but what about the quantity?

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