what is Roughage? From where animals obtain it

Q- What is Roughage? From where animals obtain it?

Answer- Roughage is one of the most essential components of animal’s feed. Roughage mainly contains fibrous material but is less nutritious as compared to the concentrate. There are mainly two sources of roughage to be obtained by animals there are in form of fodder and dry grass.

Some of the examples of roughage is: Straw of cereals, fodder, silage e.t.c. .

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