zero grazing


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zero grazing

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(Agriculture) a type of dairy farming in which the cattle are fed with cut grass
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The danger in zero grazing units, according to Dr Wameyo, lies in poor ventilation which causes respiratory diseases, the leading cause of death in goats.
Pick-up wagons can also be used for zero grazing and for that application Kverneland has developed a rearmounted large capacity conveyor belt, being shown at the event on a 17 tonne, 45cu m 10045 RD.
A few also practice zero grazing, harvesting fresh grass daily for the cows.
Majority of them have engaged in both semi-free range and intensive zero grazing techniques.
Inferential statistics with chi-square test statistics was applied to differentiate wheat straw handling, processing, and feeding by production systems (free, semi-zero, and zero grazing) and seasons (rainy, dry, and drought).
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.
The dairy production systems were categorised as zero grazing, semi zero grazing or free grazing.
However, it is against intensive farming, including zero grazing of dairy cows.
Uganda's now famous "zero grazing" slogan was an unmistakable message to keep sex within the home, and helped reduce the extramarital sexual partnerships that had pushed infection to very high levels.
In Uganda, one of the most successful campaigns dealing with concurrency was built around the slogans "Love Carefully" and "Zero Grazing," which sent Uganda's AIDS Control Program's message: "Avoid indiscriminate and free-ranging sexual relations."