Task 6 – Understanding the impact of livestock grazing on performance of multispecies swards and the impact of grazing multispecies swards on livestock performance

Task 6 of Multi4More aims to investigate the impact of multispecies swards on animal performance and sward productivity in mid-season sheep production systems. The task includes assessing various performance metrics, identifying the optimal mixture of grass, legume, and herb functional groups in the sheep diet, and conducting a literature review of animal feeding studies. The ultimate goal is to provide a blueprint for sustainable and profitable sheep production using MSS, benefiting farmers, policymakers, and other stakeholders.

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