forage

  1. animal food for browsing or grazing
  2. the act of searching for food and provisions

Forage

Forage is plant material (mainly plant leaves and stems) eaten by grazing livestock. Historically, the term forage has meant only plants eaten by the animals directly as pasture, crop residue, or immature cereal crops, but it is also used more loosely to include similar plants cut for fodder and carried to the animals, especially as hay or silage....
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Forage

• (v. i.) To wander or rove in search of food; to collect food, esp. forage, for horses and cattle by feeding on or stripping the country; to ravage; to feed on spoil. • (n.) Food of any kind for animals, especially for horses and cattle, as grass, pasture, hay, corn, oats. • (v. t.) To strip of provisions; to supply with forage; as,...
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forage

1. The act of foraging; search for provisions, etc. 'He [the lion] from forage will incline to play.' (Shak) 'One way a band select from forage drives A herd of beeves, fair oxen and fair kine.' (Milton) 'Mawhood completed his forage unmolested.' (Marshall) ... 2. Food of any kind for animals, especially for horses and cattle, as grass, pasture, ha...
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forage

verb wander and feed; `The animals forage in the woods`
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Forage

[honey bee] For bees, their forage or food supply consists of nectar and pollen from blooming plants within flight range. The forage sources for honey bees are an important consideration for beekeepers. In order to determine where to locate hives for maximum honey production and brood one must consider the off-season. If there are no honey ...
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Forage

For'age intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Foraged ; present participle & verbal noun Foraging .] To wander or rove in search of food; to collect food, esp. forage, for horses and cattle by feeding on or stripping the country; ...
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Forage

For'age noun [ Old French fourage , French fourrage , from forre , fuerre , fodder, straw, French feurre , from Late Latin foderum , fodrum , of German or Scand, origin; confer Old High German fuotar , German futter . See Fodder...
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Forage

For'age transitive verb To strip of provisions; to supply with forage; as, to forage steeds. Pope.
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forage

A feed that is high in fibrous material and somewhat low in energy. Examples are hay, pasture and silage.
Found on http://www.danekeclublambs.com/Glossary.html

forage

A legume or grain feed.
Found on http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/glossary/glossary.asp

Forage

All browse and herbaceous growth available and acceptable to grazing animals or that may be harvested for feeding purposes. Forage includes pasture, rangelands, and crop aftermath. Feed includes forage, hay and grains.
Found on http://www.ifad.org/lrkm/glossary.htm

Forage

Any type of roughage or to graze
Found on http://www.gaitedhorses.net/Articles/HorseGlossary.html

forage

collect or look around for, as food
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Forage

Feedstuffs composed primarily of the whole plant, including stems and leaves.
Found on http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/ag101/dairyglossary.html

Forage

Feedstuffs composed primarily of the whole plant, including stems and leaves that are utilized by cattle.
Found on http://www.epa.gov/oecaagct/ag101/beefglossary.html

Forage

Fiber-containing feedstuffs, such as silage, hay, and pasture.
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forage

food for animals; to wander in search of food
Found on http://insectzoo.msstate.edu/Glossary/

forage

food for horses and cattle 
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Forage

grasses, small shrubs and other plant material that can be used as feed for livestock. Edible parts of plants.
Found on http://www.sheep101.info/201/glossary.html

forage

Herbaceous plants or plant parts fed to domestic animals.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20076

Forage

herbaceous plants used for feed for livestock in the form of grass, green chop, hay, haylage, and baleage.
Found on http://sweetstem.org/glossaryofanimalhusbandry.html

Forage

Leafy crops that are (intentionally) grazed by livestock.
Found on http://www.lethamshank.co.uk/glossary/glossary.php?letter=F

Forage

Plants or grasses eaten by grazing animals.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20085

Forage

Plants or grasses eaten by grazing animals.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21498
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