verb[with object] (usually as noun zero-grazing)
- Feed (cattle) with cut grass brought to them instead of putting them out to pasture: more and more farms have gone over to zero-grazingMore example sentences
- In programmes to regenerate lands, the policy of ‘zero-grazing’ or a complete ban on grazing coupled with a complete ban on goats has regrettably become the pre-dominant formula of ‘success‘.
- Dozens of dairy cows are being locked away without sunlight for a year under cruel zero-grazing techniques.
- Cows will be zero-grazed in light, airy sheds to protect the health of the animal, prevent environmental degradation from grazing and allow for collection of manure and urine.