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the act of grazing


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the act of brushing against while passing

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(2014) for the same forage species under a deferred grazing system in the same period.
(2007) observed higher CP content in the leaves of signal grass compared to marandu grass when subjected to a deferred grazing system of 103 or 135 days.
Effect of deferred grazing during summer on white clover content of Waikato dairy pastures, New Zealand.
As silage costs two or three times more than grazing, closing off pastures for deferred grazing to feed youngstock and dry cows over the winter period makes financial sense.
* Promar is staging a farm walk in Weardale on Tuesday, December 12, where John Oulton is using grass silage and deferred grazing to provide an alternative method of wintering his suckler cows.
In a New Zealand study, deferred grazing of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)--white clover pastures during the summer resulted in increased herbage accumulation which, in turn, led to lower soil temperatures, increased soil moisture, and improved white clover survival compared with conventionally grazed pastures (Harris et al., 1999).
Several recent papers (e.g., Clary and Webster 1989; Elmore and Kauffman 1994; Burton and Kozel 1996; Weller 1996) describe the benefits of reduced cattle stocking rates and newer grazing systems, such as seasonal grazing, rest-rotation, and deferred grazing. The authors also discuss examples of grazed riparian zones regaining their herbaceous and woody cover and water quality.
Although the autumn growing season in the lower Midwest is shorter than in the southern USA, annual ryegrass might still accumulate 3000 kg [ha.sup.-1] for deferred grazing in winter.
Mr Bell is out-wintering his cows on forage brassicas while Mr Oulton is using grass silage and deferred grazing.
Nebraska producers currently provide fall and spring forage by deferred grazing of summer pastures, purchased energy and protein supplements, and stored hay and haylage.