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Saltbush Grazing Group

Project start date: 01 January 2004
Project end date: 01 December 2006
Publication date: 01 December 2006
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Summary

There is a long-held belief, at least in those parts of Australia where saltbush is used for grazing, that it not only provides quality feed in dry periods but it also produces high quality meat. But there has been a distinct lack of knowledge of the value of old man saltbush as forage for livestock. Saltbush Meat Productivity and Quality Trial run by the Saltbush Grazing Group set out to determine the value of old man saltbush as a forage shrub.

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Project manager: David Beatty
Primary researcher: MLA