zero grazing

zero grazing
zero grazing,
British. zero pasture.

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ˌzero ˈgrazing 8 [zero grazing] noun uncountable
a farming method that involves keeping cows inside and bringing them cut grass, rather than letting them feed in the fields

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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