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Food on Offer, or FOO, is the amount of pasture available for sheep to eat. It is measured as dry matter per hectare, and then used to budget feed available and stocking rates for a given period.

FOO includes all green material above the ground and it is reported in kilograms of dry matter per hectare (kg DM/ha).

ISBN

9780980344813

Publication Date

2007

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publisher

Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

Keywords

Sheep feeding, Pastures, Australia.

Disciplines

Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Other Plant Sciences | Sheep and Goat Science

Feed on offer photo gallery : for annual pastures during the green period

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