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feed supplements
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Nutrients or other compounds designed to improve the nutrient content and nutritive value of feeds, and/or the nutritional status of animals.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Scope Note
Use for substances which are typically not consumed as a single item of a meal or diet, but are added to the diet to improve the nutritional status of animals or added to feeds to enhance the nutrient content or nutritional value of feeds; For the addition of nutritive substances as part of the formulation of specific feed products, ADD feed additives.
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Broader Term
dietary supplements
forage and feed science
Related Term
feed additives
fodder banks
zilpaterol hydrochloride
suplementos de piensos
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