Nutrition Vitamins

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cormcconnell
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Nutrition Vitamins
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2013-04-16 23:18:16
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Animal Nutrition
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  1. Vitamin A
    • -stored in the liver
    • -(retinol)vision & cell mitosis
    • deficiency=night blindness
  2. Vitamin D
    • (colecalciferol)
    • -calcium metabolism
    • -deficiency=rickets
    • -toxicity=mineralized soft tissue
  3. Vitamin E
    • (tocopherol)
    • -soybeans & wheat germ
    • -needs selenium to function
    • -deficiency=Brown Bowel Syndrome
    • -steatitis or pansteatitis
  4. Vitamin K
    • -activates prothrombin
    • -Sweet Clover Poisoning (coumarin)
  5. Vitamin C
    • (ascorbic acid)
    • -deficiency=scurvy
    • -sores in the mouth, anemia, epiphyseal fractures
  6. Thiamin
    • (vitamin B1)
    • -prevents beriberi
    • found in cereal brans, meat, legumes, green vegestables
  7. Riboflavin
    • (vitamin B2)
    • -dairy & organ meat
    • -curled toe paralysis=chickens
  8. Niacin
    • -plant & animal tissues
    • -essential for carbohydrate metabolism
    • -black tongue=dogs
  9. Pantothenic Acid
    • -plant & animal tissue
    • -pigs=dermatitis
    • -fowl=dermatitis
    • -dogs/cats=dermatitis
  10. Vitamin B6
    • -metabolism of amino acids
    • -pyridoxine!
  11. Folic Acid
    • -reproduction
    • -synthesis of amino acids
  12. Biotin
    • (Vitamin H)
    • -pigs=alopecia, dematitis, hoof cracking
    • -dogs/cats=anorexia, dermal lesions, alopecia, diarrhea
  13. Choline
    • -pigs/calves=incoordination, weakness,dyspena
    • poultry="perosis" (chondrodystrophy) deformity of the leg bones

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