roughage

All Noun
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  • The idle horse will do well on less grain and more roughage. Cited from Pratt's Practical Pointers, by Pratt Food Co
  • The division also focuses on roughage production and cultural landscape management.
  • This can lead to discomfort if additional roughage is not added to the diet.
  • CONSTIPATION is many times caused by a too concentrated diet, or one containing too little roughage. Cited from Diet and Health, by Lulu Hunt Peters
  • Other possible factors include poor dental care, course roughage, dehydration, and limited exercise.
  • They feed additional roughage, such as fur, so the bird can digest properly.
  • You want the skin because it has things in it you need for your body, and especially for your brain, and you need especially the roughage the skin gives. Cited from Evening Round Up, by William Crosbie Hunter
  • It has been suggested that tea eaten whole provides needed roughage normally lacking in the diet.
  • However, this is roughage with little nutritional value other than providing fiber.
  • A limited quantity of roughage should be fed, and this should be good in quality and fed in the evening. Cited from Common Diseases of Farm Animals, by R. A. Craig
  • Yet all of the "roughage" for thirty head of stock was raised on the thirteen acres of available soil. Cited from Three Acres And Liberty, by Bolton Hall
  • His Roughage project began here, using a four-track tape recorder he developed techniques for collaging sound recordings.
  • Considerably more roughage is present, and the bread is rather dense compared to the other traditional breads.
  • If they were fed roughage the previous day, they should cast it out before being weighed, to avoid an inaccurate measurement.
  • I keep an abundance of roughage, usually shredded corn, before the cows all the time. Cited from The Fat of the Land, by John Williams Streeter
  • Economy in raising live stock demands the production of all "roughness" or roughage materials on the farm. Cited from Agriculture for Beginners, by Burkett, Stevens and Hill
  • The intestines were evidently intended for a little roughage, and it might as well come partly from wheat as from other sources. Cited from Maintaining Health, by R. L. Alsaker
  • Since 1980, the breed has been selected for good roughage conversion.
  • Dogs, birds, people, vehicles, milk, roughage, grains and other material from an infected farm may spread the disease. Cited from Common Diseases of Farm Animals, by R. A. Craig
  • It is possible to purchase all roughage materials and yet make a financial success of growing farm animals, but this certainly is not the surest way to succeed. Cited from Agriculture for Beginners, by Burkett, Stevens and Hill
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Meaning of roughage

  • noun Coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis