The Use of Rotational Grazing in the Production of Lambs for the Hothouse Market

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $2,250.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1994
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,400.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Animals: sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing - rotational

    Proposal summary:

    Compare the growth rate of lambs raised for the hothouse market on ewes grazed on intensive rotational pasture to the growth rate of lambs raised on ewes fed silage/grain diet in the barn.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.