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Animal Science 5.3 Vocab

(CP) A measurement or estimate of the total protein in a feed determined by multiplying the total nitrogen content by 6.25.
Any food/feed high in fiber and low in digestible nutrients.
Any leafy plant material that has been cut and dried for the purpose of feeding livestock.
A system of analysis used to determine the total composition of nutrients in feed.
(TDN) The standard evaluation of usefulness of a specific feed for livestock and includes all the organic nutrients.
The capacity to do work.
A small, hard, seed.
The measurement of heat.
The heat necessary to raise the temperature of 1 g H2O one degree C.
The total amount of matter, as in a feed, minus the moisture content.
Harvested forage, such as hay, silage, fodder, grain, or other processed feed for livestock.
(ME) The total amount of energy in feed minus what's lost in feces, combustible gasses, and urine. AKA - Available energy.
(DE) The proportion of energy in a feed that can be digested and absorbed by an animal.
A fenced or unfenced tract of land where farm animals feed by grazing; mainly grass.
The chemical or material analysis of a commercially prepared feed, printed on a tag and fastened to the bag that the feed comes in.
One ingredient or a mixture of substances that form the nutrients; different from a feed because it is not normally fed by itself.
Any feed high in energy (usually grain); sometimes used with reference to other nutrients.
(CF) The part of feed containing cellulose, lignin, and other structural carbohydrates determined by the proximate analysis.
A feed or feed mixture that is relatively higher in a specific nutrient than the basic feed ingredients the ration that it's added to. This could be used to supply one or more nutrients of vitamins, proteins, minerals, or growth stimulants.
The portion of animal feeds that comes from leaves and stalks of plants, like grasses and legumes for hays.
A crop preserved in a moist environment by partial fermentation in a tight container; typically corn, sorghum, and various legumes or grasses are stored this way with the purpose of feeding cattle.