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- Gregorini, P., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Animal feed science and technology 2019 v.252 pp. 11-22
- Jersey; Lolium perenne; Plantago lanceolata; Trifolium repens; automation; chicory; cows; forage; grazing; herbs; late lactation; milk; milk yield; mineral content; nitrogen; nitrogen content; nutrient use efficiency; pastures; pollution load; potassium; risk; sodium; soil; urination; urine
- ... Urine patches from ruminant livestock are risk areas for soil nitrogen (N) loss from grazed pastures. Urine volume and N concentration at any given urine event influences the relative N loading onto the soil. Forages such as chicory (Cichorus intybus L.) and plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) with high water and mineral content present an opportunity to modulate urination behaviour and urinary nitr ...
- Gregorini, P., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Animal production science 2019 v.59 no.2 pp. 359-367
- dairy cows; farmers; farms; forage; grazing; grazing management; milk prices; milk production; overfeeding; pastures; profitability; regrowth; supply balance; New Zealand
- ... Paddock selection is an important component of grazing management and is based on either an estimate of herbage mass, or the interval since last grazing for each paddock. Obtaining estimates of herbage mass to guide grazing management can be a time consuming task. A value proposition could therefore assist farmers in deciding whether to invest resources in obtaining such information. A farm-scale ...