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- Burns, J. C.; Sollenberger, L. E.
- Crop science 2002 v.42 no.3 pp. 873
- ruminants; grasses; grazing; animal behavior; estimation; feed intake; digestibility; canopy; feeding behavior; mastication; species differences
- ... An estimate of the animal-production potential of pastures can be assessed by knowing the daily dry matter (DM) intake of the grazing animal and the digestibility of the DM consumed. The objective of this paper is to examine the relationships between pasture canopy characteristics, ingestive behavior, and daily animal response from warm-season pastures. Of daily DM intake and digestibility of the ...