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v. fed (fĕd), feeding, feeds
a. To give food to; supply with nourishment: feed the children.
b. To provide as food or nourishment: fed fish to the cat.
a. To serve as food for: The turkey is large enough to feed a dozen.
b. To produce food for: The valley feeds an entire county.
1. To eat. Used of animals: pigs feeding at a trough.
2. To be nourished or supported: an ego that feeds on flattery.
a. Food for animals, especially livestock.
b. The amount of such food given at one time.
2. Informal A meal, especially a large one: We had a great feed at the restaurant.
3. The act of providing food, especially to an animal: food given at one feed.
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Patient discussion about feed

Q. Feeding Tub. How does the Feeding Tub works?

A. Is it easy to feed someone with a feeding tub?. My husband has cancer and can not eat any thing. The cancer is in the voice box.

Q. I gave birth 2 weeks ago and I am having real difficulties breast feeding it hurts really bad, and I am constantly worried that my baby isn't eating enough. What can I do?

A. if it really hurts, maybe you should stop it for a while (maybe there is a micro/small wound at your nipple). You should cure it first then you can soon start breastfeeding your baby again.

Just make sure you have enough drink, be relaxed while breastfeeding, and have enough & healthy nutrition also!
Stay healthy always..

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Growth performance and feed conversion ratio (FCR) of hybrid fingerlings (Catla catla X Labeo rohita) fed on cottonseed meal, sunflower meal and bone meal.
Similar findings regarding feed conversion ratio with fed growth promoter were obtained by previous reports [37, 38].
Feed conversion ratio (Table 3) was higher in infected-untreated group as compared to all the other groups and lowest in uninfected-untreated control group.
Table-14: Feed conversion ratio of different groups.###
Inclusion of probiotic improved (P<0.05) feed conversion regardless of stocking density, while in no probiotic supplemented groups, feed conversion was not affected (P>0.05) by stocking density.
The result showed that significant differences (P<0.05) existed in feed intake and feed conversion ratio.
"These new genetics improve feed conversion, growth rates and reduce production costs."
Creep feeding lambs at grass, early, will result in better feed conversion rates, increased liveweight gains, and earlier saleable lambs, hence hitting the higher price market place.
The offload is in line with Marine Harvest's strategy to zero in on breeding activities around its Mowi strain of Atlantic salmon, which boasts good survival and a low feed conversion ratio, in addition to enhanced resistance to diseases as a result of the breeding methods, the vendor said.