North Florida Experiment Station, Quincy, Florida, Pasture Studies, 1942 (2 pages)

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Title:
North Florida Experiment Station, Quincy, Florida, Pasture Studies, 1942 (2 pages)
Series Title:
North Florida Station Samples Analyses. 1940-1946
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Mixed Material
Language:
English
Creator:
Davis, George Kelso
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Box: 8
Folder: North Florida Station Samples Analyses. 1940-1946

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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Quincy

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University of Florida
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Full Text
North Florida Experiment Station
Quincy, Florida

PASTURE STUDIES 1942


Acerage pasture clip**
Pasture Acres Class of Grazi n Average weight Total Grasing Animals for season per acre
Animals Began Ended Initial Final Gain Days per acre Green wt. Air dry wt

Southwest 31.2 Cows 4/13 11/18 918 103 2735 5548 .81 19552 5334

Northwest 25.4 Cows 4/13 11/18 749 915 3445 4054 .80 10382 3486

Sheep Barn 13.5 Heifers 4/13 11/18 629 867 4045 3319 1.20 15882 4900

Quarters 14.5 Calves 8/5 10 /31 431 .465 1035 2407 1.91 10820 4564


* Legumes
1.
2.
3.
4.


and grasses in each pasture.
Southwest clovers (White dutch and burr) and carpet and centipede grass
Northwest clovers 'Burr and white dutch) and carpet and centipede grass
Sheep Barn clovers (White dutch and burr) and carpet grass
Quarters lespedeza.


Supplemental Grazing:
1. 3/3 to 5/6 calves grazing oats
2. 5/6 o 11/18 bulls, cows and calves grazing napier grass
3. 6/6 to 6/23 17 heifers grazing kudzu.
4. 6/25 to 7/10 20 cows grazing kudzu.
5. 10/31 to 11/18 15 cows and 11 calves grazing kudzu.
6. 10/28 to 11/18 20 cows grazing kudzu. Supplemental to pasture #2.


** Herbage yield of each pasture was estimated by clipping three moval quadrats enclosing 1/600 acre each every two,
weeks. These quadrats were placed at representative areas in each pasture.





NORTH FLORIDA EXPERIMENT STATION
Quincy, Florida

PASTURE STUDIES 1943


Pasture *

Southwest

Northwest

Sheep Barn


Acres

31.2

25.24

13.5


Class of Animal


Cows

Cows

Heifers


Graz ing
Began Ended


3/31

3/31

3/31


11/2

10/28

10/14


Grazing Days


.. 5126

3657

2530


*Pasture plants in each pasture:
Southwest Clovers (White Dutch and Hop) and grasses (Carpet and Centipede)
Northwest Clovers (White Dutch and Hop) and grasses (Centipede, Carpet and Bahia)
Sheep Barn Clovers (White Dutfh, Burr and Hop) and grasses (Carpet and Bahia)


Supplemental Grazing for Animals:


1. Southwest Pasture -




2. Northwest Pasture -


1. 6/6 yo 6/11 -
2. 6/26 to 7/7 -
3. 9/2 to 10/7 -
4. 1d/28 to 11/2 -


5/26 to 6/15
6/26 to 7/7
7/21 to 7/28
8/10 to 9/28
9/1 to 10/7
10/7 to 10/20


Napier grass at night
Kudzu
Native grasses following combined oats
Kudzu

Kudzu
Kudzu
Kudzu
Kudzu
Native grasses following combined oats
Kudzu


3. Sheepbarn Pasture


- 1.
2.
3.


4. All Cattle


4/26 *o 5/15 Head oats
6/25 to 7/9 Gleaning oat fields at night
10/14 to 10/28 Gleaning cowpea field

10/28 to 11/26 Gleaning corn fields.