Forage brassicas for autumn/winter milk production


This Primefact relates specifically to the use of forage brassicas to provide autumn/winter feed for milk production.

Although this Primefact mainly applies to dairying along the NSW coast, brassicas may also suit inland irrigated dairying areas where a March sowing is feasible.

Topics include:

  • Advantages in using forage brassicas
  • Species choice
  • Establishment
  • Nutrition
  • Grazing management
  • Supplements
  • Diseases
  • Pests


Primefact 1103 First Edition

Published: 01 May 2011