Nutrition In Animalshttps://www.ecpms.net/ye85kknsic?key=96a67c7ae31d82638f895d3ad572a8a4
Identify symptoms of nutrient deficiencies.
Nutrition in animals. Plants and some bacteria have the green pigment chlorophyll to help synthesize food while animals fungi and other bacteria depend on other organisms for food. Carbohydrates fats fibre minerals protein vitamin and water. From a practical standpoint an optimal nutritional program should ensure adequate intakes of amino acids both traditionally classified essential and nonessential carbohydrates fatty acids minerals and vitamins by animals through a supplementation program that corrects deficiencies in basal diets eg corn and soybean meal. Lw 075 of the animal.
Animal nutrition and digestion. The nutritional requirements of most animals are relatively extensive and complex compared with the simple requirements of plants. Nutrition in animals simple observation reveals that the animal kingdom is dependent on plants for food. Plants and animals do not obtain food by the same processes.
Exotic animal nutritionists in zoos and in the feed industry are studying problems and generating information on proper nutritional management for many species. Even meat eating or carnivorous animals such as the lion feed on grazing animals and thus are indirectly dependent on the plant kingdom for their survival. 10 when making comparisons between animals of different size to determine the importance of nutrition as a constraint dm intake should be expressed in relation to the liveweight and preferably the metabolic weight ie. Nutrition can be defined as the process by which an organism obtains food which is used to provide energy and materials for its life sustaining activities.
The interaction between illness health and nutritional status is multifactorial and complex. The field of zoo and exotic animal nutrition continues to make advances that result in better diets. 1 discuss the importance of nutrition and digestion for animal growth. Nutrition is an important part of disease management even though few disorders can be cured solely with diet.
Explore the basics of animal physiology. There are seven major classes of nutrients. Meeting livestock nutritional requirements is extremely important in maintaining acceptable performance of neonatal growing finishing and breeding animals. The nutrients used by animals include carbohydrates lipids nucleic acids proteins minerals and vitamins.
Animal nutrition focuses on the dietary needs of domesticated animals primarily those in agriculture and food production.