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having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute


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(of meat) full of sinews

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Generally, small framed indigenous cattle breeds such as Nguni are more efficient digesters of fibrous feeds and have lower energy requirements for maintenance than large framed breeds and their crosses (Cardenas-Medina et al.
The adaptability of Nguni cattle was largely thought to be linked to their ability to utilise fibrous feeds for energy production (Mapiye et al.
The higher NEFA and TP concentrations at weaning and the TP increase in Nguni calves beyond 80 kg might mean that they are better able to utilise fibrous feed resources than crossbreds.
It usually occurs through a deep wound, but can occur via the gut due to damage by fibrous feeds leading to apparent outbreaks.