Pastures, Pennisetum clandestinum, Trifolium subterraneum, Grazing density, Dairy cattle, Western Australia. Dept. of Agriculture. Denmark Research Station, Western Australia, South west region (W.A.)
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KIKUYU is one of the most valuable pasture plants on dairy farms in the South-West of Western Australia.
It combines well with subterranean clover and ryegrass if heavily stocked, and pastures managed in this way can be cut for legume-grass hay in the spring. However, relatively little is known of its carrying capacity or potential for production under grazing.
Ryan, F E.
"High stocking rate on kikuyu dairy pasture : progress report on grazing trials on kikuyu-sub. clover pasture at Denmark Research Station,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 10:
6, Article 7.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol10/iss6/7