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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Title: Extending the grazing season in southeast Pennsylvania
Year: 2000
Author(s): Fairbairn, C. A., Jung, G. A., Hoffman, L. D.
Source Title: Proceedings of the 2nd Eastern Native Grass Symposium
Source Type: Proceedings
pages: 136-138
Original Publication:  
Abstract: Lactating dairy cows were grazed on switchgrass in Pennsylvania. Starting in July, the cows grazed for 30 days. In September, the cows were permitted to graze an additional 30 days. During the first grazing period, gain average 2.2 lbs/day.
Publisher: Agricultural Research Service and Natural Resource Conservation Service, Beltsville, MD
Editor(s): J. R. Ritchie