Pasture Growth Rates Guide

These growth rates are a guide only as growth will vary considerably with pasture species, soil type, moisture, climate and management.

Month

Pasture Growth Rate Guide (kg DM / ha / day)


Poor

Average

Good

Very good

April

5 15 25 30

May

15 20 25 30

June

7 15 20 25

July

5 10 15 25

August

15 30 45 60

September

35 50 80 90

October

40 70 90 100

November

30 60 80 80

December

20 40 60 60

Source: Based on original in Prograze Manual (opens in new window)