Grass has continued to grow albeit at a lower rate over the past two weeks. The farm grew 21kg DM/ha over the past seven days. Demand has dropped to 12kg DM/ha. Farm cover is running at 610kg DM/ha.
The plan is to close the farm at a cover of 750kg DM/ha. This will ensure sufficient grass for early turnout of weanlings next February. There is currently 63% (50.6ha) of the farm closed and paddocks closed in early October have covers of 1,000-1,200kg/DM at the moment.