Blog - "pasture"
Posted by Drikus Delport on 24 Jun 2020
Introduction As winter approaches fast or in some parts it has already arrived, a change from a phosphate lick to a high protein lick is needed. The changeover period is a crucial part of ensuring that animals in production do not lose body condition. Losing body condition at the beginning of the dry season will force a producer to spend valuable capital later in the season to recover the lost weight. Pasture and the storage of reserves As perennial grass species starts to go dormant when seed forming is initiated, the plant produces more nutrients than needed and these nutrients are moved… Read More