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How to calculate your carrying capacity

Apr 20, 2023

Video: How to calculate your carrying capacity

Carrying capacity, also known as grazing capacity, is the amount of forage a specific pasture produces that is available for grazing animals. Determining a long-term, sustainable carrying capacity for a pasture is a key component of balancing forage supply and forage demand and is developed over a long period of time.

This video developed by the Beef Cattle Research Council can help beef cattle producers assess and manage carrying capacity.