Definition of ort in English:
noun(usually orts) archaic or dialect
A scrap or remainder of food from a meal.
- Meals were individually weighed for each horse, and all orts were collected, weighed, and recorded prior to the next meal.
- Food intake was calculated daily by subtracting the dried orts (uneaten food) from the amount of food offered every day.
- Diets were fed once daily in the morning, and orts were weighed on d 28 during the receiving phase and every 28 d thereafter in the finishing phase.
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