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oat

1. an erect annual grass, Avena sativa, grown in temperate regions for its edible seed
2. the seeds or fruits of this grass
3. any of various other grasses of the genus Avena, such as the wild oat
4. Poetic Music a flute made from an oat straw

oat

[ōt]
(botany)
Any plant of the genus Avena in the family Graminae, cultivated as an agricultural crop for its seed, a cereal grain, and for straw.
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The chemical composition (% DM basis) of concentrate mixture, LMM, oat hay and wheat straw offered to lambs for a period of 6 months and during metabolism trial is presented in the Table 1.
However, concentrate, wheat straw, oat hay and total roughage intake (g/d) did not differ significantly (p>0.
4] production from: oat hay, Cueramo, Granadillo, Atuto, and Brasil, N = FTS inclusion level, t = hours post-incubation.
i] = oat hay at 600, 800, and 1,000 mg inclusion; Cueramo at 600, 800, and 1,000 mg inclusion; .
The energy and protein content of good oat hay make it a suitable forage for mature horses at maintenance and early gestating mares," Coleman said.
Chemical composition (% on DM basis) and calculated analysis of diets fed to grazing dairy cows Item Concentrate Oat hay SEM Chemical composition DM 87.