Agricultural Science (Primary Classes) Agricultural Science (All Classes)

Animal feed

Components of animal feed

Animals feed is a food given to domestic animals in the course of breeding or rearing of animals

There are two basic types, namely-locally and process foods

Domestic animals like cattle, goat, sheep, chicken, bird etc. generally feed on plants, grains, or both. Animals feed on yam or potato pills, chaff, and household food scraps etc. This type of animals feed are cheap and available naturally or locally without stress. They are rich in nutrients require for animals to grow well and produce in large quantities.


Most animal feed is plants, grains, chaff, etc. but some of the animals feed are now processed feds by some manufacturers adding ingredients are required for animals to grow healthy.       Good examples of these animals feed are starter, grower, layer, mash chicken feed.


Strategies & Activities:

Step: Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step 2: Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3: Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.


Assessment & Evaluation

  1. Define animal feed
  2. Mention the basic types of food



Mention the 2 basic types of food


See also

Livestock Management

Livestock production

Raise School Farm


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