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Unformatted text preview: Livestock Practicum Lecture #7 The Animal and its Food if you eat, you are involved in agriculture. E= MC2 concumption of mass and energy (mass and energy are neither created, nor destroyed, merely changed from one form to another) Unit objectives define nutrition importance of nutrition chemical composition of animals and feeds define nutrients function of nutrients What is Nutrition? definition o numerous chemical reactions and physiological processes which transform food into body tissues and activities Involves o ingestion, digestion, and absorption of nutrients o transport of nutrients to body cells o removal of waste Why should we study nutrition affects reproduction growth, health physical activity emotional state lactation genetic potential why should we study nutrition chemistry biochemistry cytology physiology mathamatics economics neurology microbiology etc nutrition is important to producers...
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- Fall '07