Animal nutrients are provided by food. Nutrients are essential for growth and maintenance of the body even some nutrients provide energy. Macro nutrients and micro nutrients both are essential for health. For example nutrition for dogs they need carbohydrates,proteins, and fats in order to gain energy. And for Poultry nutrition should include fats, amino acids, proteins, minerals and water for their growth and development.And for Bovine nutrition should need proteins, phosphorous and pro vitamin A . Water soluble vitamins like B-complex vitamins and c vitamins and Fat soluble vitamins like A, D, E and K are the examples for micro nutrients.
Animal nutrition focuses on the dietary needs of domesticated animals, primarily those in agriculture and food production. Meeting livestock nutritional requirements is extremely important in maintaining acceptable performance of neonatal, growing, finishing and breeding animals.
Related Journals of Animal nutrition
Journal of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy, Archives of Animal Nutrition, Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, Animal Biology, Animal Science Journal.