extensive grazing

extensive grazing

a system of grazing management based on a low carrying capacity on unimproved native pasture without irrigation and usually in area of medium to low rainfall.
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O'Reagain PJ, Brodie J, Fraser G, Bushell JJ, Holloway CH, Faithful JW, Haynes D (2005) Nutrient loss and water quality under extensive grazing in the upper Burdekin river catchment, north Queensland.
Invasion is mostly through faeces of grazing animals being given there is an extensive grazing system on the island.
An extensive grazing regime, using hardy cattle and sheep, would optimise conditions for wildlife in the farm's heath, grassland and mire habitats.
Farm unions have suggested that high scab rates in Wales are partly due to extensive grazing on common land.
This indirect effect of extensive grazing on rodent populations may amplify the zooprophylactic effect of ruminants.
The project is successfully reversing extensive grazing and development damage to restore rare native flora and fauna.
Sally Willows wants to sue the driver who left her needing stitches to her face and with extensive grazing all over her body.
A large farmhouse with extensive grazing land and cottage in a picturesque rural setting.
In the long-term it will have something of a wilderness feel, managed by extensive grazing ranging across the whole 104 acres," said Mr Branscombe.
In developing countries, extensive grazing systems have typically increased production by herd expansion rather than by substantial increases in productivity.
Hardy, but docile animals, water buffalo require minimal veterinary attention and are best suited to an extensive grazing system and a diet of inexpensive, long fibre forage.
In these two parks, as well as Great Basin National Park in Nevada, the Park Service is having success at eliminating what were once extensive grazing allotments, but the process is far from complete.

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