Large Animal 1: Ruminant Nutrition (Requirements of Sheep and Goats-Vitamins)

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Large Animal 1: Ruminant Nutrition (Requirements of Sheep and Goats-Vitamins)
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  1. What are the requirements of sheep and goats?HRCBFWSC
    • hay
    • roughage
    • concentrates
    • browse
    • forbes
    • waster
    • salt
    • copper
  2. Good hay, roughage, and concentrates are used for what?
    growth and lactation
  3. brushy plants
    browse
  4. leafy plants
    forbs
  5. Browse and forbs are important to who?
    • goats
    • llamas
  6. How much water do sheep and goats need a day?
    1-1.5gal
  7. Sheep store excess copper in their liver and they should not have more than
    5-10mg/kg/day
  8. What can excess copper cause?HLK
    • hemorrhagic d+
    • liver and kidney failure
  9. Name the macrominerals:NCP
    • NaCl
    • calcium
    • phosphorus
  10. Which macromineral is very important and fed free choice?
    NaCl
  11. What hay is high in Ca?
    alfalfa
  12. What leads to a Ca deficiency?
    high grain diets?
  13. What can be added to feed for Ca?
    limestone
  14. High levels of Ca cause what?
    uroliths
  15. Phosphorus levels are influenced by what?
    soil quality
  16. A deficiency in phosphorus leads to what?
    general unthriftiness
  17. Name the trace minerals:ICCSZI
    • iodine
    • cobalt
    • copper
    • selenium
    • zink
    • iron
  18. Which trace mineral comes from iodized salt?
    iodine
  19. What can a deficiency in iodine cause?
    still births
  20. What trace mineral is barely stored and is a part of B12?
    cobalt
  21. A deficiency in what trace mineral can lead to neuro signs?
    copper
  22. What trace mineral is found in soil and is important in growing animals?
    selenium
  23. What is selenium dependent on in the body?
    vit E
  24. What trace mineral is needed for testicular development as well as hair/skin/bone/protein synthesis?
    zinc
  25. What trace mineral is part of hemoglobin and causes deficiencies in milk fed calves?
    iron (milk is low in iron)
  26. Name the fat soluble vitamins
    ADEK
  27. Vitamin A is found in quality hay and controls growth, vision. and repro. What does deficiency lead to?NAIWP
    • night blindness
    • abortion
    • infertility
    • weak calves
    • poor hair coat
  28. Vit D causes absorption of
    • Ca
    • P
  29. Deficiency of vit D leads to
    rickets in bones
  30. Vit E is found in quality hay and is important for selenium balance. What can a deficiency cause?
    WMD
  31. What makes vit K?
    B and C complex
  32. Where is vit K synthesized?
    rumen
  33. Is vit K needed in adults?
    no

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