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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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Based on the results from previous studies cited earlier, it seems plausible that the observed differences in the trypsin-specific activity values in lobsters fed the 2 types of diets were the result of the greater content of unfractioned native proteins provided by the fishmeal included in the pelleted feed used in this study.
On the other hand, the cost of pelleting was applicable only to the pelleted feed. Although there were positive returns for all the diets, CWBp was the most profitable compared with the other dietary treatments.
For pelleted feed, liquids may also be added to the conditioner of the pellet mill.
In the past, although female moose at the MRC are routinely bred, they often were not permitted to breed in successive years while maintained primarily on pelleted feeds. High reproductive effort by females increases their vitamin and mineral costs (Robbins 1983).
Because deer are not fed supplements on the refuge, wild-trapped does had no experience eating pelleted feeds. Whole corn was offered ad libitum for 14 days but deer refused this feed.
[14.] Otubusin SO The effect of different levels of blood meal in pelleted feeds on Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) production in floating bamboo net cages.
Aaron Gaines, Vice President of Production Resources and Operations, stated that this mill will produce only pelleted feed and ground feed for hog rations and has the capacity to make 400,000 tons of feed annually when fully operational.
The poor growth rate observed in fish fed the pelleted feed suggests that pellets are not suitable to Juvenile Kolisa Kholisa.
Most commercial rabbitries feed pelleted feed exclusively.
Total fish weight gain was significantly higher in T1 fed on floating than on sinking pelleted feed in T2.
The beneficial effects of pelleted feed on digestibility of nutrients may arise from their influence on intestinal morphology, but the published data on this aspect are so scanty.