The two types of animal feed are:-
Functions of fodder feed:
- It keeps the animal in good health.
- It is palatable and easy for digestion.
- It provides fresh nutrients in their natural form.
Functions of forage feed:
- It helps in providing excellent,generally dilute sources of nutrients.
- It supplies particularly valuable fibre for rumen digestion.
- Being home grown and, in many cases, more sustainable and economic than other feeds.