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Add yellow rattle seed Rhinanthus minor to hay meadows
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Add yellow rattle seed <i>Rhinanthus minor</i> to hay meadows
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Evidence not assessed Based on: 2 studies
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 15 studies
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Exclude livestock from semi-natural habitat (including woodland)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Exclude livestock from semi-natural habitat (including woodland)
Leave uncut strips of rye grass on silage fields
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Leave uncut strips of rye grass on silage fields
Maintain rush pastures
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain rush pastures
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 22 studies
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Maintain upland heath/moorland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 17 studies
Maintain upland heath/moorland
Maintain wood pasture and parkland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Maintain wood pasture and parkland
Mark fencing to avoid bird mortality
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Mark fencing to avoid bird mortality
Plant brassica fodder crops (grazed in situ)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant brassica fodder crops (grazed in situ)
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Provide short grass for birds
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Provide short grass for birds
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit farmland wildlife
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 7 studies
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit farmland wildlife
Reduce grazing intensity on grassland (including seasonal removal of livestock)
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 30 studies
Reduce grazing intensity on grassland (including seasonal removal of livestock)
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 22 studies
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Restore or create upland heath/moorland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Restore or create upland heath/moorland
Restore or create wood pasture
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Restore or create wood pasture
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Beneficial Based on: 71 studies
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Use mixed stocking
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Use mixed stocking
Use mowing techniques to reduce mortality
Beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Use mowing techniques to reduce mortality
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Use traditional breeds of livestock

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