Desert alfalfa grazing–it's the leaf that counts
AuthorsJuan N. Guerrero
Vern L. Marble
Authors AffiliationsJuan N. Guerrero is Area Livestock Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Imperial County; Vern Marble is Extension Agronomist, UC Davis; Carlos Hernandez is Staff Research Associate, University of California Cooperative Extension, Imperial County.
Hilgardia 43(2):31-32. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n02p31. March 1989.
Lambs turned into desert valley alfalfa fields during winter will make profitable gains if they are moved to another pasture after 10 days of grazing, when the alfalfa is nearly devoid of leaves.
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