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Contract shepherd Aled Jones believes the deferred grazing system being trialled at Tregeiriog Farm, near Llangollen, could have a big take-up as EU payments decline and the emphasis switches to conservation.
1999) found that although deferred grazing of white clover-perennial ryegrass pastures might reduce forage nutritive value because of increased maturity, animal performance was not compromised, likely because of higher legume content of white clover-perennial ryegrass pastures.
As silage costs two or three times more than grazing, closing off pastures for deferred grazing to feed youngstock and dry cows over the winter period makes financial sense.
Promar is staging a farm walk in Weardale on Tuesday, December 12, where John Oulton is using grass silage and deferred grazing to provide an alternative method of wintering his suckler cows.