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forage

[fär·ij]
(agriculture)
A vegetable food for domestic animals.
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Study was conducted to appraise mineral composition of forages at a Rural livestock farm in the peri-urban areas of Bhalwal city, Sargodha, Pakistan.
Farmers need to be proficient in managing the development of forages. Having an alternative supply of quality forage during lean months will help reduce the cost of feed production and increase milk production and profit.
This two-volume set describes 17 major and 25 minor forage crops around the world, both non-leguminous perennial forages and leguminous forages.
Livestock on pasture can be very choosy in what forages they prefer to eat.
In addition to increasing forage production, seeding desirable forages may also suppress or prevent weed invasions.
The aim of this study was to quantify the nutrient composition, neutral detergent fibre (NDF) digestibility (in vitro) and methane (CH4) emission potential of commonly used tropical forages in rabbits.
As part of a diversified ecosystem, much of the world's topography is perfectly suited to the growing of forages such as grasses, forbs and brush.
The potential exists to minimize average walking distances if the volume of grazeable forages grown in close vicinity to the dairy is increased.
Quatre nouveaux forages destines a ameliorer l'approvisionnement en eau potable (AEP) de plusieurs villages de la wilaya d'Oum El Bouaghi, seront receptionnes [beaucoup moins que] fin avril prochain [beaucoup plus grand que], a indique, hier un cadre de la direction des ressources en eau.
The consumption and demand for milk is higher in urban areas than in rural areas but its production cost is lower in the countryside due to improvements in communication systems huge quantities are transported from rural areas as well as forages to urban areas daily.