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Sward structure and intake of ruminants
(Lincoln University, 1990)
Advocates of mixed grazing have argued that grazing habits of different animal species tend to be complementary rather than exclusively competitive. However there were few objective data for variation in pasture intake and ...
The effect of terpenes on short term and long term intake of sheep
(Lincoln University, 1994)
Two trials were carried out to test the effect of terpene type and concentration on short term and long term intake in sheep. In trial one, short term intake rate measurements were performed on five wethers with a mean ...
Grazing preference for pasture species by sheep
(Lincoln University, 1992)
This investigation aimed to evaluate the preferences of sheep for a range of pasture species using species choice trials of living swards, rate of intake experiments with cut fresh herbage and observations of grazing in ...
The influence of mineral nutrition of pasture grasses on the grazing preference by sheep
(Lincoln University, 1993)
This investigation on grazing preference of sheep used two experimental methods; rate of intake by penned sheep and field grazing observations. Ewe hoggets were fed fresh cut leaf to examine the rate of intake of six ...