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Title: Deferred-rotation grazing with steers in Kansas Flint Hills
Year: 1973
Author(s): Owensby, C. E., Smith, E. F., Anderosn, K. L.
Source Title: Journal of Range Management
Source Type: Journal
pages: 393-395
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Abstract: Deferred-rotation grazing of Kansas Flint Hills’ range grazed by steers May 1 to October 1 was compared to season-long stocking from 1950 through 1966. Deferred rotation pastures had higher forage production and range condition than season-long stocked pastures. Steer gains were higher on season-long than deferred-rotation pastures. Increased stocking rates were more feasible on deferred-rotation pastures than on season-long pastures.
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