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  1. Vol. 52 No. 9, p. 542-544
    Received: Jan 30, 1960

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Comparison of the Clipping and Chromogen-Chromic Oxide Methods for Pasture Evaluation Using Various Forage Mixtures1

  1. G. C. Marten,
  2. W. F. Wedin and
  3. J. D. Donker22



The chromogen-chromic oxide method of measuring dry matter consumption by grazing dairy cows was more sensitive than the clipping (mower-strip) method. Results by clipping were variable and unreliable. The comparison was not directly affected by differing forage mixtures.

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