Thesaurus / roughage
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It is on this roughage or waste material that intestinal movement or peristalsis depends.
The geese will eat a considerable amount of this which thus helps to supply the roughage which they need.
DUCKS AND GEESEHARRY M. LAMON
Some roughage such as vegetables or hay should also be supplied.
DUCKS AND GEESEHARRY M. LAMON
Alfalfa in every instance is intended as a roughage, as an appetizer and as a protein feed.
FARM MECHANICSHERBERT A. SHEARER
Also they gave us roughage fur our hosses and wouldn't take pay fur none of it, indicatin' by signs that it was all a free gift.
Roughage is supplied if not available otherwise and straw, hay or vegetables are utilized for this purpose.
DUCKS AND GEESEHARRY M. LAMON
In this rotation the only roughage obtained is the corn stover and the oat straw.
Economy in raising live stock demands the production of all "roughness" or roughage materials on the farm.
AGRICULTURE FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES WILLIAM BURKETT
I keep an abundance of roughage, usually shredded corn, before the cows all the time.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
The feed given them should consist of both grain and some form of roughage.
DUCKS AND GEESEHARRY M. LAMON

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