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Brief Communication: Re-designing New Zealand’s productivist livestock production systems: Current strategies and next steps
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production (Inc), 2018)
Intensive, monotonous and specialized pastoral livestock production systems (productivist systems) are under significant pressure to reduce environmental impacts, increase biodiversity, animal welfare, and resilience. ...
On the search for grazing personalities: From individual to collective behaviors
(Frontiers Media, 2020-02-25)
While grazing lands can offer a diverse range of forages, individuals within herds prefer to graze some habitats and not others. They can have consistent differences in grazing patterns and occupy specific spatial domains, ...
Functional traits, morphology, and herbage production of vernalised and non-vernalised chicory cv. Choice (Cichorium intybus l.) in response to defoliation frequency and height
Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) used in pastoral systems has the attributes required of a forage species to reduce animal urinary nitrogen loading to soil, increase milk production, and enhance milk fatty acid profile to ...