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Does pasture supply meet animal demand?

Georgia January 25, 2022

Use the MLA feed demand calculator to assess how well current animal demand matches your average pasture curve. You can calculate the percentage of pasture being utilised and liveweight produced per hectare, then test opportunities to better align feed supply and animal demand, e.g., growing a winter active fescue, running more stock at peak pasture supply periods, changing your lambing date, etc. You can have two grazing systems with the same pasture stocking rate and utilisation but the system that better aligns feed supply with animal demand will be more productive and less risky.