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close this bookBetter Farming Series 08 - Animal Husbandry: Feeding and Care of Animals (FAO - INADES, 1976, 38 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsFeeding animals
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View the documentValues of some animal feeds
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Suggested question paper

FILL IN THE MISSING WORDS

A farmer can earn money with his ........................
This requires him to
A farmer should ........................ of his herd.
An animal that is badly fed is often and it does not........................
In the dry season animals do not have enough........................
A farmer grows ........................crops
Animals also need clean ........................and ........................for example, a licking stone.
Animals should not be left........................, but put in a paddock.
You can have the herd watched by a........................who is helped by a well- trained .
Animals are protected from wind and rain by a........................
It is built on a........................It is big enough for the animals not to be ........................
Beside the shelter, make a........................where the animals can walk about.

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
What is a feed supplement?
What is a mineral supplement?
What mineral supplements do you know?
Why must an animal with young be well fed?
What is meant by "maintenance requirement"?
Why do animals need water? And why clean water?
How do you make hay?
How can pasture be improved?
Explain to a friend why you do not leave the animals to roam freely.