2 Nutrition Concepts

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Nutrition Concepts 
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What is Nutrition? Nutrition Series of digestive and metabolic  processes in which feed is consumed and  absorbed into the body for the purposes of  maintenance, growth, repair, work, etc. Nutrition integrates chemistry,  biochemistry, physiology, and genetics
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Need for Nourishment Wild animals eat a variety of foods to obtain  proper nutrients Domesticated animals or wild animals in  captivity depend on humans to provide a  balanced ration Must understand the animals nutrient needs or  requirements Must understand the nutrients provided by  different feeds and combinations of feeds Must understand the ability of the animal to ingest,  digest, and metabolize different feeds
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Ingestion Apprehension of feed, chewing, and swallowing to  the initial digestive organs Digestion
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