Effective feed budgeting is the key to meeting the needs of grazing livestock whilst optimising pasture use efficiency and maintaining pasture quality. Jenquip offers a range of pasture management and feed budgeting tools to help monitor pasture growth, calculate pasture dry matter and create an effective feed budget.
The Feed Budget Cycle
A feed budget is to the key to balancing pasture use efficiency, maintenance of pasture quality and meeting the feed requirements of grazing dairy cows, beef cattle, youngstock or sheep. Learn how the Feed Budget Cycle works, and how total and available pasture dry matters can be calculated from the readings taken by the Filip’s Folding Plate Meters.
Rising Plate Pasture Meters
A range of manual and electronic platemeters, software and tools for accurate grass measurement and management. Electronic counters available to upgrade existing pasture meters.
A range of trailed electronic pasture platemeters with digital console for quick, accurate grass measurement, includes pasture management software. Android apps also available.
Pasture Management Software
An easy to understand and use pasture management and feed budgeting program. Available as a stand-alone software package.
Electronic Counter Kits
Kits to convert any Filip's Manual Folding Plate Meter to an electronic version for automatic recording, storage and display of pasture height and pasture cover values .
High quality capacitance probe for measuring paddock dry matter cover. Not suitable for wet crops, but accurate for pasture, stalky growth and fodder crops.