Ag and Ed Innovation – Online Quiz:

Break feeding: Feed demand & pasture growth

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In the New Zealand dairy farming system, the farmer tries to match the amount of grass grown on the farm with the amount of feed needed by the cows at any given time*
Rotation length means:*
As a rule, dry cows need more feed than lactating cows unless they are pregnant*
A dry cow generally needs how much feed per day?*
In general, an 8 hectare paddock would give 400 milking cows, with 200 m2 per cow, how much grazing?*
What does the farmer usually do if there is not enough grass growing on the farm in winter to feed the cows?*
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