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Development of a forage evaluation system for perennial ryegrass cultivar and endophyte combinations in New Zealand dairy systems
(New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, 2013-09)
An economic index for perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) cultivars is a relatively new concept, although recently introduced in Ireland (McEvoy et al. 2011). By contrast, in dairy cattle breeding, the concept of an ...
Influence of the endophyte fungus in ryegrass on grazing preference by sheep
(Lincoln University, 1990)
Animal productivity may be enhanced through greater intake associated with the use of preferred pasture species provided they are of high nutritional value. Grazing preference by ewe hoggets was investigated in three grazing ...
Ryegrass staggers and liveweight gain of ewe lambs and hoggets grazing four combinations of perennial ryegrass and strains of endophyte
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2015-06-28)
Ryegrass staggers and live weight gain of Coopworth ewe lambs or hoggets were assessed over four eight week trials (two summer, two autumn) for four combinations of perennial ryegrass and strains of endophyte: Arrow with ...
High sugar ryegrasses for livestock systems in New Zealand
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 2007)
There has been mounting interest over the proposed production and environmental benefits from using perennial ryegrass cultivars bred to have higher water soluble carbohydrate content (high sugar grasses). Here, we objectively ...
What perennial ryegrass should you sow?
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE), 2011-06)
Choosing the right perennial ryegrass or combination of perennial ryegrasses is an important decision to increase the production, persistence and quality of pasture harvested on your farm. Perennial ryegrasses can be ...
Dietary preference of dairy cows for perennial ryegrass cultivars growing with and without white clover
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016)
Dietary preference of dairy cows for eight perennial ryegrass cultivars (AberMagic, Alto, Base, Bealey, Commando, Kamo, One50 and Prospect) growing with and without white clover was examined at two vegetative stages (May ...