Translation of forage in Spanish:


forraje, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɔrɪdʒ//ˈfɒrɪdʒ//ˈfɑrɪdʒ/


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    forraje masculine
    • It provides early spring forage not only for cattle and sheep, but for wild ruminants as well, including deer, bison, elk, and moose.
    • An important discussion of forage and fodder distinguishes practices in different regions.
    • The quality of alfalfa and corn silage, two primary dairy cattle forages, has increased, providing more energy for milk production.
    • The fall-winter wheat pasture produced by dual-purpose wheat is a valuable source of high-quality forage when perennial pastures are dormant.
    • It may provide enough forage to delay turning cattle into spring pastures with limited growth that could be rapidly over grazed.
    • The goal is, as far as possible, to let the cows walk to the pasture, harvest forage from pastures, spread their manure themselves, then walk back to the milking station.
    • Red clover is grown widely as forage for dairy cattle in regions with poorly drained or low pH soils that are not suited for alfalfa production.
    • However, these studies did not determine optimal stocking density on the basis of quantity of standing crop forage at placement time.
    • The amount of winter hay fed varied annually depending on available winter pasture forage.
    • Native grasses support cattle grazing and provide forage and shelter for native wild animals, such as elk, bighorn sheep, and sage grouse.
    • Cool-season grass pastures will have some forage growth in the fall, but usually less than alfalfa.
    • Lack of precipitation resulted in a severe decrease in availability of mixed grass forage, resulting in animal BW loss.
    • The dominant forage is orchard grass, with some quack, brome, blue grass and assorted other species.
    • For her fiftieth birthday Don built Rebecca a chicken tractor - a long wire enclosure on wheels that enables her to graze chickens along the rows of green manure forage.
    • Originally, kudzu was promoted in the 1800s as an erosion control and cheap livestock forage for the eastern and southern United States.
    • Horses are simple-stomach herbivores who need some forage, either as pasture and/or hay in their diet.
    • The tenant risks poor performance or health of the livestock due to less forage and lower quality feed.
    • This year some producers may benefit from using a drought-stressed grain crop for livestock forage.
    • While making forage into silage also removes nutrients from the soil, the product is more difficult than hay to transport.
    • With careful management, the grass crop will flourish and provide affordable forage for livestock.
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    • 2.1(search)

      we had a forage in the cupboard for something to eat revolvimos / hurgamos en el armario para ver si encontrábamos algo de comer

    • 2.2Military

      incursión feminine
      • Kuala Lumpar offers lots to do: a visit to the world's tallest building, a forage in the famous night market or a trip to the Hindu temples at the Batu Caves.
      • A desperate forage in the log pile to feed the wood-burner can wreck a grass snake's winter and even an innocent trip to the cellar for a bottle of wine may prove fatal to a hibernating bat.
      • If only the director trusted her audience, this could've been a sublime forage into the netherworld of the human psyche.

intransitive verb

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    (animal) forrajear
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    (for supplies)
    to forage for sth buscar algo
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