sweet

(redirected from sweet feed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

Sweet

(swēt),
Robert Douglas, 20th-century English dermatologist. See: Sweet disease.

sweet

[AS. swete, sweet]
1. Pleasing to the taste or smell. See: taste
2. Containing or derived from sugar.
3. Free from excess of acid, sulfur, or corrosive salts.

sweet

opposite of sour.

sweet birch oil
see methyl salicylate.
sweet buckeye tree
aesculusoctandra.
sweet clover
sweet feed
a mixture of rolled grain and molasses used to tempt convalescent horses and cattle.
sweet grass
panicumschinzii.
sweet itch
an intensely itchy dermatitis of horses caused by hypersensitivity to the bites of Culicoides spp. The lesions are worst in the summer months and most evident along the middle of the back. The skin is thickened and the hair is missing. Called also Queensland itch. See equine allergic dermatitis.
Enlarge picture
Sweet itch (Queensland itch) on the neck of a horse. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology, Saunders, 1999
sweet oil
olive oil.
sweet pea
lathyrusodoratus.
sweet potato
ipomoeabatatas.
sweet vernal grass
References in periodicals archive ?
When the calves were eight weeks old we were giving them a pound or two of sweet feed per day and allowed them to continue grazing as much as they wanted.
I'm guessing the sweet feed Mary is feeding is somewhere at 9-10% protein.
And for those of you who have never seen a horse inhale their sweet feed before, I can attest that almost 100% of the oats found in these types of feed are passed in the horse's stool.
16 cups oat based sweet feed 5 cups flour 1 quart of honey 12 ounces of water
All the does had access to the same wonderful smelling alfalfa, great smelling (although I can't personally vouch for the taste) dairy mix sweet feed (Purina Goat Chow was a special favorite), and all the fresh clean water they wanted.
This did annoy them but the presence of the sweet feed overcame the misgivings over their adopted baby.