Large Animal 1: Ruminant Nutrition (Requirements of Sheep and Goats-Vitamins)
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What are the requirements of sheep and goats?HRCBFWSC
Good hay, roughage, and concentrates are used for what?
growth and lactation
Browse and forbs are important to who?
How much water do sheep and goats need a day?
Sheep store excess copper in their liver and they should not have more than
What can excess copper cause?HLK
- hemorrhagic d+
- liver and kidney failure
Name the macrominerals:NCP
Which macromineral is very important and fed free choice?
What hay is high in Ca?
What leads to a Ca deficiency?
high grain diets?
What can be added to feed for Ca?
High levels of Ca cause what?
Phosphorus levels are influenced by what?
A deficiency in phosphorus leads to what?
Name the trace minerals:ICCSZI
Which trace mineral comes from iodized salt?
What can a deficiency in iodine cause?
What trace mineral is barely stored and is a part of B12?
A deficiency in what trace mineral can lead to neuro signs?
What trace mineral is found in soil and is important in growing animals?
What is selenium dependent on in the body?
What trace mineral is needed for testicular development as well as hair/skin/bone/protein synthesis?
What trace mineral is part of hemoglobin and causes deficiencies in milk fed calves?
iron (milk is low in iron)
Name the fat soluble vitamins
Vitamin A is found in quality hay and controls growth, vision. and repro. What does deficiency lead to?NAIWP
- night blindness
- weak calves
- poor hair coat
Vit D causes absorption of
Deficiency of vit D leads to
rickets in bones
Vit E is found in quality hay and is important for selenium balance. What can a deficiency cause?
What makes vit K?
B and C complex
Where is vit K synthesized?
Is vit K needed in adults?
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