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  1. 55% Protein in Pastures: Can It Be Too High? [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The nutrient quality of well-managed pasture is often higher than the same plant material harvested as silage or hay. This can present unique challenges in feeding dairy cows. A discussion of protein content in pastures and strategies to manage it is provided in this paper."

  2. 35% Agricultural Alternatives: Beef Backgrounding Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The term ?backgrounding? may be relatively new to some.However, this management system is well known to bothcow-calf producers and cattle feeders. Backgrounding is abeef production system that uses pasture and other foragesfrom the time calves are weaned until they are placed in afeedlot. Calves generally gain from 100 to 400 pounds,depending on the available forages, ration fed, and length of time involved. The weight gain comes primarily frommuscle and frame development, with little from fattening.These gains are accomplished as economically as possibleby making maximum use of forages such as pasture, hay,and silage. Little, if any, grain is used in mostbackgrounding programs."

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