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graze

[grāz]
(ordnance)
To pass close to the surface, as a shot that follows a path nearly parallel to the ground and low enough to strike a standing person.
Burst of a projectile at the instant of impact with the ground. Also known as graze burst.
In time fire, a burst on impact with the ground or other material object on a level with or below the target.
(vertebrate zoology)
To feed by browsing on, cropping, and eating grass.
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Your total acreage (whether 3 or 30) will dictate how many cattle you can graze, as will your climate (whether you have year round grazing or seasonal grass growth), and how you rotate or manage the pasture.
When my suckler herd grazes the heath in summer I don't need to use as much fertiliser on the farm, so overheads are reduced and the environment benefits.
Whoever owns and grazes the cattle, we will insist that they continue to be a good steward of our rangeland and manage grazing operations to our standards," Stine said.
In general the cattle should be allowed into a temporarily fenced portion of the RG pasture, which contains no more grass than they can consume in two, two-hour daily grazes.