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forage for (something)

To hunt around for something; to look through something in search of something else, typically food. I foraged in the pantry for a snack but still didn't find anything I wanted to eat.
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and Canada produce premium quality forages for both their respective domestic and the international markets.
Farmers raising forages for the commercial hay markets who test their forages, generally have greater credibility than those who do not test.
This contrast in the ability of different desirable grasses to maintain dominance over other plants highlights the importance of localized research to help ranchers select forages for seeding.
The present study was therefore, designed to (i) quantify the nutrient composition; (ii) dry mater and neutral detergent fiber (NDF) digestibility (in vitro); and (iii) CH4 emission potential of commonly used forage species in rabbits, in an effort to identify suitable forages for domestic and commercial rabbit's production.
Thus there is a good prospect of APSIM to be used as a tool to screen forage options that can supply grazeable forages for a large herd (400 to 800 cows) throughout the year in an automatic milking system (AMS) dairy.
Therefore, a modelling study was undertaken in order to investigate the potentials of APSIM to screen forages that can be grown to supply a high yield of grazeable forages for large AMS herds.
Grazeable forages for automatic milking system herds and critical periods of supply
The main objective of this study was to identify a suitable forage option that can provide high yield as well as supply grazeable forages for AMS herds throughout the year.
For foraging mobile robot, it forages for power station randomly without remembering the path (Table 2).
Evaluation of cereal- Legume intercropping forages for small holder dairy production in Zimbabwe.
I), and forage systems and forages for various livestock groups (11 chapters of Vol.
A study of associated fresh forages for feeding growing crossbred rabbits the Mekong delta of Vietnam.
When considering forages for horse diets, horse owners should know what the fiber, starch, sugar and protein values are in order make a proper decision as to how to safely and effectively incorporate them into a horse's diet.
As noted by Reid (1994), the major milestone in definition of the nutritional quality of forages for ruminants, namely, the significance of the intake factor, had been established well before the 1969 Conference by researchers such as Crampton, Blaxter, and J.
Significant differences (p<0.03) were observed between forages for CP, ash, NDF and ADF where hay contained more CP but less ADF than other two forages (p<0.002).