Rotational Grazing Vlogs: Growing fodder beet for pregnant ewes on Shetland
Posted in Nutrition, Grassland, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Livestock
An expensive crop to grow, but Jamie discusses the value of fodder beet for ewe feed in the winter. He has experimented with oats alongside the beet as nurse crop to help it get going and he should be able to graze 300 ewes on two hectares of fodderbeet for 75 days.
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