No significant change in milk consumption ii Know the benefits of including non

No significant change in milk consumption ii know the

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No significant change in milk consumption (ii) Know the benefits of including non-nutritive feed additives in diets for livestock -medicines (antibiotics, coccidiostats, dewormers) - antioxidants -buffers -color & flavor agents -enzymes, -hormones -emulsifying agents -Improve food use/ efficiency - Improve general health of animals - Promote faster gains - Increase production of animal products - Promote consumer acceptance of food products -Increase the shelf life 5. (i) Know nutrient requirements of dairy & beef cattle, sheep/goats, swine and poultry - Beef cattle: energy, proteins (maintenance and production), minerals (calcium, phosphorus), vitamins, water (regulation of body temperature, growth, reproduction, lactation, digestion, metabolism). - Sheep and goats: energy (hay and grains) is the first limiting nutrient, protein, minerals (calcium (bones and teeth) phosphorus (essential to blood and of all cells)), vitamins (normal growth, health, and reproduction), water, fiber (good health and performance) - Swine: water, energy, protein and amino acids (maintenance, muscle growth, development
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