Our health and well-being is something most people take quite seriously and the same goes for our animals. As an animal keeper, I am concerned with both the physical and the psychological (mental) health of the animals in my care. This means that there is an overlap between health and welfare, and the occurrence of disease.
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Within the animal keeping world you are going to come into contact with a variety of unique species, all of which have different dietary requirements. For an animal keeper it is paramount that you get it right. This is to ensure that the animal can get the energy and materials it needs for its life sustaining activities, which include maintenance/growth, reproduction, milk production, work and/or production.
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