Story: Pastures

Off-season management

Off-season management

During winter, when cows are dry (not producing milk), their feed supply is usually rationed by putting an electric fence across a paddock and moving it to provide access to extra pasture each day. Care must be taken to ensure that pastures are not trampled into mud as this will slow regrowth.

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Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Pastures for different livestock', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Deric Charlton, published 24 Nov 2008