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Unit 26 Vocabulary

unit 26 vocab
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ruminants
animals that have stomach with more than one compartment
anatomy
structure and arrangement of the various parts of the body of an animal or plant
ration
amount of feed fed in one day
vitamins
complex chemicals essential for normal body functions
scurvy
vitamin C deficiency disease
carbohydrates
provide energy in the diet
green roughage
plant materials with high moisture content
dry matter
material left after all water is removed from a feed material
supplements
extra nutrients added to animal's feed
lactation
milk production
roughage
grass, hay, and other feeds that are high in fiber and low in TDN
by product
a secondary product left from the production of a primary commodity
silage
feed resulting from the storage and fermintation of green crops in the absence of air
antibiotics
substance used to help prevent/control infections and diseases of animals
concentrates
feeds high in total digestible nutrients and low in fiber