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fodder

feed for herbivorous animals, usually used to describe dried leafy material such as hay. See also forage.

fodder beet
a root crop grown solely as a source of feed for cattle, possibly sheep. Lactic acidosis, oxalate andnitrite poisoning are all possible with fodder beet feeding. See also betavulgaris, carbohydrate engorgement.
fodder crop
crops being grown for hay, e.g. oats, barley, wheat. Can also be used for grazing and may cause hypomagnesemia or nitrite poisoning. The group of diseases is known as cereal crop poisoning.
fodder poisoning
an all-embracing term used with reference to sickness occurring in animals being fed hay which is often moldy or damaged in some way. See also mycotoxicosis.
fodder radish
see raphanussativus.
fodder sorghum
sorghumbicolor.
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Sheep is of an economic importance because of its good productive and reproductive characters and merits, over the members of family Bovidae, like low flock expense, multipurpose of production (milk, meat, leather and wool), efficient grazer in arid and semi-desert, efficient use of agricultural bi-products, can be raised on low quality fodders, low labor cost, high reproductive efficiency and low cost of production and housing [1].
Yield and quality of maize fodder were improved wit h Phosphorus application.
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An experimental study was conducted to determine the effects of phosphorus applied by various methods in splits on plant population, number of leaves and yield of green fodder maize at the Post Graduate Agricultural Research Farm, Gomal University, D.
After launching of a pilot projects six months ago with the help of local farmers by Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and a project with Karachi University's halophyte institute have successfully grown halophytic fodder and grabbed the first harvest, Shamsuddin Ahmed Shaikh the Chief Executive Officer SECMC informed here on Wednesday adding that fodder has been given to animals on trials and has proved to be taken as regular grass.
Masood Qadir has said that green fodder is imperative for better growth of animals and increase in their production.
Key words: Goats, sheep, winter fodders, nutrient intake, digestibility
It seems that the shortage of feeds and fodders will worsen in the years to come.
Fodder or animal feed is an agricultural food stuff used specifically to feed domesticated livestock such as cattle goats sheep horses chickens and pigs.
SILAGE IS a product obtained by packing fresh fodder in a suitable container (Silo) and allowing it to ferment under anaerobic conditions without undergoing much loss of nutrients.
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered an inquiry after land registration documents pertaining to the billion-rupee fodder scam went missing from the registry department.