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roughage

the coarse indigestible constituents of food or fodder, which provide bulk to the diet and promote normal bowel function
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The subject of the order is the delivery of roughage and cereals for the municipal zoological garden in warsaw.
The current authors are unaware of studies that determine how roughage intake and improvement of dietary roughage quality influence diurnal feeding behaviour in goats and sheep fed on non-supplemented urea-treated tropical veld hay, except for two studies by Chermiti et al [7] and Trach et al [8] in cattle fed on supplemented urea treated wheat and rice straw, respectively.
Because of the high production costs of roughages, feedlotsystems with high-concentrate diets or diets without roughage have emerged as a new strategy.
Intakes of milk, roughage and concentrate feed, dry matter, and feed conservation ratio are presented in Table III.
In the Technical Efficiency Analysis, average milk production per cow (kg/year) as output, concentrate feed amount(dry matter) as input (kg/cow), roughage amount as dry matter (kg/cow), veterinary expenses (USD/cow), other variable expenses (USD/year), labor force (hour/cow) and capital expenditure were determined.
(2015) with normal roughage intake after one month.
Materials and Methods: Twelve sheep with body weight ranged from 18-20 kg were selected, half were male and all fed on ration constitute 70% concentrate and 30% Roughage diet.
PROTECT YOU | Physical activity | Eating vegetables and lots of roughage Any kind of physical activity is good PROBABLY PROTECT YOU | Eating foods containing carotenoids, fibre flavonoids and lignans (plant nutrients) | High folic acid intake | Eating low GI (glycaemic index) carbs | Low alcohol intake | Not being overweight | Low intake of red meat | Avoiding overcooked or processed meat | Not smoking | Diet low in saturated (animal) fat Regularly eating fruit and vegetables is essential POSSIBLY PROTECT YOU Eating cereals and foods containing Vitamins C, D, E | ||coffee ||low calorie intake Even a cup of coffee might help
3Get roughage Improve and control blood sugar levels by increasing your fibre intake.
While you might guess that a high-fat diet is the main culprit, for some folks it's too much roughage that causes problems, says Sinett.
Dietary fibre (once known as 'roughage') refers to substances in plant foods which cannot be completely broken down by human digestive enzymes.