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Forage Consumption

With many farms still struggling with weather conditions and forage availability across Northern Ireland, thought must be put into how to help mitigate against these factors.
Suggestions include increasing concentrate feeding levels, while restricting silage, to allow the cattle to receive the appropriate nutrition without consuming as much forage in the process. In addition putting cattle out to sacrificial paddocks could be a solution, as sacrificing one or two paddocks would greatly reduce forage consumption and would also allow for much needed grass growth across the rest of the farm.