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Name two types of animal feed and write their functions.

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The two types of animal feed are:-

  1. Fodder
  2. Forage

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.
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(i) Roughage is largely fibre. 

(ii) Concentrates are rich in proteins and nutrients.

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