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Saltbush planted primarily to provide shelter for livestock.
Where the primary purpose of a shrub planting is to provide feed and shelter for sheep during poor weather, the normal approach is to plant blocks of saltbush
- Planting just one kind of shrub gives greater flexibility in how grazing is managed
- During lambing, a shrub-based paddock during can also improve lamb survival
- Small block plantings near sheep yards are a great way for farmers to make a start with forage shrubs and their management.
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