Original Articles

Effects of eight grazing systems on carcass mass gains of steers grazing irrigated Cynodon aethiopicus pastures

DOI: 10.1080/02566702.1984.9647984
Author(s): M.G.W. Rodel, Zimbabwe, D.D. Parkin, Zimbabwe, J.N. Clatworthy, Zimbabwe, B.C.R. Price, Zimbabwe

Abstract

Eight grazing systems were compared on irrigated Cynodon aethiopicus pastures which received 650 kg N, 36 kg P and 200 kg dolomitic limestone/ha, annually. There were either one, two, three, six or 18 paddocks in the systems, the single paddock system being continuously grazed. The others were rotational systems with various periods of grazing and of resting.

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