Diet Selection and Performance by Sheep and Goats
Grazing Mixed Pastures
Overall objective - evaluate stocking rate effects on pastures
that contain various forbs and grasses and co-grazed with goats
and sheep
Specific objectives:
Measure growth performance of kids and lambs on pastures containing a
   complex mixture of grasses and forbs, and pastures that are alley
   cropped with mimosa
Determine the quality and productivity of mimosa as browse in pastures co-
   grazed with goats and sheep
Study the interaction between stocking rate and time in affecting quantity
   and quality of the major botanical components, animal weight gain,
   and diet selectivity
Determine the most suitable stocking rate that provides the highest total
   grain per unit land area with the least amount of change in
   botanical composition