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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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Compensatory growth and body composition of juvenile black rockfish Sebastes schlegeli following feed deprivation. Fish.
Feeding dynamics in fish experiencing cycles of feed deprivation: a comparison of four species.
This indicated that grower olive flounder could achieve full compensatory growth after 4week feed deprivation at suboptimal temperature in this study.
In earlier studies (Cho, 2005; Cho et al., 2006) juvenile olive flounder subjected to 2-week feed deprivation were able to achieve full compensatory growth during 8-week feeding trials.
Effect of cycles of feed deprivation on growth and food consumption of immature three-spined sticklebacks and European minnows.
Body weight of olive flounder was linearly reduced in proportion to weeks of feed deprivation (Cho, 2005; Cho et al., 2006) and we assumed that fish also linearly decreased in body weight with 1- and 2-week feed deprivation in this study.
Feed deprivation up to 48 h was more detrimental to growth in broiler chicks than 24 h deprivation.
Feed deprivation during molt significantly enhanced H/L ratio so that the difference between before molt and 7 or 14 d after molt was significant (Table 2).