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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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For pipe and profile products less than ten feet in length, a vertically fed system can be used, and often a tilting table will feed these long parts into the shredder feed hopper, much like drinking straws into a cup.
"Before, when we were weighing the feed hoppers, there was always a little bit of product loss because of the dust that's pumped off them (feed hoppers)," McAdams says.
The 8 x 16 tracked portable feed hopper processes up to 800 tph (725 mtph) from an 8-cu.-yd., reinforced hopper.
An alternative to mechanical stirring is the ActiFlow system, which works" through an intelligent vibratory drive attached to the outside of the feed hopper. It continuously optimizes frequency and amplitude based on changing material flow conditions and provides feedback to the feeder controller to remove the vibratory noise from the load-cell signal.
Key features of the new machine include a large feed hopper with highly efficient pre-screening, simple attachment and detachment of the screen unit, and a return conveyor that can be hydraulically swivelled 180[degrees] which can also be used as a stockpile conveyor.
Double-walled manual feed hoppers can be positioned for feeding through the front, back, or side of the machine with a tangential feed hopper used for ingestion of material without the need of a hydraulic ram.
*Includes an hydraulic folding feed hopper with wedgelock system for easy setup
As product loaded via the gravity feed hopper is driven forward, the level allowed into the front tray is controlled by a level sensor.
* Hydraulic folding feed hopper has up to 13 cubic yards gross capacity.