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The relationship between feed and quantity and kind of wool produced
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1959)
Among our domestic animals the sheep has an outstanding virtue; if required to, it can live and produce, at least wool, on the most ’ sparse and inhospitable grazings, and because of this ability it has always tended ...
Adjustments of seasonal feed-supply to seasonal requirements of animals
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1936)
Because of the differential growth of herbage plants throughout the year and because of weather hazards, the most difficult problem of the stock-raiser is the provision of an adequate supply of feed for every day in the ...
The influence of herbage utilization on pasture production and animal performance
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1975)
An attempt is made to establish a relationship between herbage utilization, pasture production, and animal performance per unit area. When pastures are rotationally grazed, it appears that the highest pasture yield and ...
Dietary differences between goats and sheep
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1987)
Goats in pens eat about 20% more of a low quality feed than do sheep. This higher intake is just sufficient to match the higher maintenance energy requirement of the goats, so, in reality, they are not more suited to an ...
Winter feeding of stock in Canterbury: factors in dairy cow production
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1935)
The winter feeding of stock is often discussed as though it were of itself the most self-contained aspect of stock production. Many farmers feed their stock poorly in winter and get profitable returns, while others, who ...
The effect of optimum vs deficit irrigation on plant nitrogen uptake and nitrate leaching loss from soil
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2016)
Nitrate (NO₃⁻) leaching, associated with urine nitrogen (N) deposition during grazing is recognised as a significant environmental problem. In this study it was hypothesised that optimum irrigation could increase plant ...
Dairy farm reproductive management in the absence of induced parturition
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences., 2006)
Aims to identify management strategies which are being used by farmers to achieve a compact calving spread and acceptable reproductive results under a nil induction policy.
Liveweight gain and urinary nitrogen excretion of lambs grazing diverse (plantain, Italian ryegrass and red clover) or ryegrass-white clover pasture in autumn
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production (Inc), 2020-09)
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of grazing a diverse pasture of plantain, Italian ryegrass, and red clover versus a ryegrass-white clover pasture on the liveweight gain (LWG) and urinary nitrogen ...
Pasture species effects on carcass and meat quality
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1996)
Increasing concerns about food quality and animal fat in the human diet have promoted research into the effects of different forage species on carcass quality and fat content. This trial investigated the effect on carcass ...
Lincoln Deer Research Unit
(Lincoln University (Canterbury, N.Z.). Animal and Veterinary Sciences Group., 1989)
This booklet has been prepared to provide a description of the Deer Research Unit at Lincoln University (formerly Lincoln College) for information of students, visitors and other people with an interest in the unit. It ...