zero grazing


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zero grazing

n
(Agriculture) a type of dairy farming in which the cattle are fed with cut grass
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Many farms now operate limited or zero grazing systems where the cows don't go out to pasture at all and spend their entire lives in sheds.
In the densely populated highlands of Kenya, farmers have had to intensify their dairy systems, by changing from free grazing to zero grazing, due to decreasing farm sizes.
However, it is against intensive farming, including zero grazing of dairy cows.