21 Animal Nutrition Terms Every Serious Farmer Should Know Part 2

21 Animal Nutrition Terms Every Serious Farmer Should Know Part 2

 

  1. Digestibility refers to the extent to which a feedstuff is absorbed in the animal body as it passes through an animal’s digestive tract

 

-Advertisement-
For enquiries and details, call World Farmers Centre Admin on 08035219966 or WhatsApp us @+2348173030321.
  1. Digestible energy provides an indication of the actual amount of energy from a feed that can be available for use by the animal.

 

  1. Proteins (CRUDE PROTEIN CP) are organic compounds composed of building blocks called amino acids.

Read Also: 21 Animal Nutrition Terms Every Serious Farmer Should Know Part 1

 

  1. Carbohydrates are biochemical compounds composed only of the elements carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, and are the main source of energy for animals.

 

  1. This older proximate method was used to divide car- bohydrates into digestible and indigestible fractions. When CF content is higher, the energy content of the feed is lower because crude fiber is considered indigestible.

 

  1. Concentrates refer to animal feeds that are rich in ener- gy and/or protein but low in fiber, such as corn, soybean meal, oats, wheat, molasses, etc.

 

  1. Amino acid is a class of nitrogen-containing molecules containing an amine group, a carboxylic acid group and a side chain that varies between different amino acids.

 

-Advertisement-
For enquiries and details, call World Farmers Centre Admin on 08035219966 or WhatsApp us @+2348173030321.
  1. Amino acids are the building blocks from which protein is made in the body. There are 20 known standard amino acids forming various proteins.
  2. Fungal or mold growth in or on foods and feed can result in the production of many different types of toxic biochemicals. As a group, these toxic substances are commonly called mycotoxins.
  3. The term aflatoxins refers to a particular group of mycotoxins produced by some species of the genus Aspergillus.
  4. Balanced ration is complete feed formulated to provide a specific ani- mal species and class with appropriate amounts of all nutrients required for maintenance and a given level of performance.

Read, comment, and don’t forget to share

From WORLD FARMERS CENTRE

P.S.

Dear Farmer, you can join my newly formed WORLD FARMERS CENTRE WhatsApp group to get more value from me and interact with other farmers. As soon as you join, I will send a FREE digital copy of our popular magazine FARMING ADVICE DIGEST to you. YOU CAN JOIN HERE

 

YOU CAN ALSO WATCH, LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE TO MY SUCCESS IN FARMING TV CHANNEL HERE

 

 

 

 

 

We do everything possible to supply quality information for farmers day in, day out and we are committed to keep doing this. Your kind donation will help our continuous research efforts.

-Advertisement-
For enquiries and details, call World Farmers Centre Admin on 08035219966 or WhatsApp us @+2348173030321.

Get in Touch

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related Articles

AGRIC JOBS VACANCIES BATCH 61

AGRIC JOBS VACANCIES BATCH 61    1. Technical Sales Representative Location: Lagos Requirements: Must be a graduate of Veterinary medicine, animal Health, animal science or related field Must be able...

Get in Touch

4,664FansLike
123FollowersFollow

Latest Posts

AGRIC JOBS VACANCIES BATCH 61

AGRIC JOBS VACANCIES BATCH 61    1. Technical Sales Representative Location: Lagos Requirements: Must be a graduate of Veterinary medicine, animal Health, animal science or related field Must be able...

This testimony of a young farmer will inspire, instruct and motivate you

This testimony of a young farmer will inspire, instruct and motivate you Maybe its time to share a part of my survival story during undergraduate...

How an Emir Begged Bandits to allow Peace in the Farms

How an Emir Begged Bandits to allow Peace in the Farms   Bothered about the attacks on farmers in Niger State and other parts of the...

AFAN Raises Alarm over Corn earworm attack on maize plants

AFAN Raises Alarm over Corn earworm attack on Maize plants, See Details    The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger State has raised alarm...

See the 28 States to Experience ‘more devastating’ Floods in August

See the 28 States to Experience ‘More Devastating’ Floods in August   The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) says 28 states and the FCT which were...