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Science / Nutrition in animals

Science / Nutrition in animals


Animal nutrition covers nutrient requirements, how the food is consumed, and how the body utilizes the food. Digestion is process that converts complex food substances to simpler ones.

Nutrition involves the following:

  1. Ingestion,
  2. Digestion,
  3. Absorption,
  4. Assimilation, and
  5. Egestion

Ruminants are grazing animals like cows and deers. They quickly ingest the food and store it in rumen and later brings the food back to mouth for chewing it well. Amoeba ingests the food using its feet.

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