Don't forget the roughage

ROUGHAGE could still be required for livestock over winter despite the availability of green pastures and supplementary feeding.

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Roughage is important for livestock. Image courtesy Agriculture Victoria.

Dr Jeff Cave, district veterinary officer with Agriculture Victoria, says there are several reasons roughage is needed for livestock, including the ‘scratch factor' and fibre requirements.

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