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Flashcards in Vitamins Deck (28):
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Vitamin D animals affected

Mainly poultry
All farm animals

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Vitamin D functions

Helps in utilizing calcium and phosphorus
Helps bone and teeth

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Vitamin D deficiency symptoms

Soft bones
Skeletal disorders
Soft shells

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Vitamin D sources for animals

Sun cures hay
Fishmeal

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Vitamin E animals affected

Lactating cows
Horses
Sheep

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Vitamin E function

Protects cell membranes - antioxidant
Red blood cell production

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Vitamin E deficiency symptoms

Reproductive failure
Skin issues

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Vitamin E sources for animals

Whole grain
Good hay
Grain porridge
Corn
Soybeans

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Vitamin K animals affected

Pigs
Poultry

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Vitamin K function

Clots blood

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Vitamin K sources for animals

Chemical in feed

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Vitamin K deficiency symptoms

Bleeding out
Blood not clotting

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Vitamin B6 affected animals

Pigs
Poultry
Livestock
Small animals

14

Vitamin B6 functions

Brain hormones
Red blood cells

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Vitamin B6 deficiency symptoms

Slow growth
Anemia
Lowered egg laying ability

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Vitamin B6 sources for animals

Fish
Green/New pasture
Meat

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Vitamin B12 function

Helps take nutrients form protein

18

Vitamin B12 affected animals

Chicken
Horses
Pigs
People

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Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms

Reduced weight
Slow growth
poor eggs

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Vitamin B12 sources for animals

Supplement

21

Vitamin C function

Growth
Repairs tissues

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Vitamin C affected animals

Cattle
Pigs
Guinea pigs

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Vitamin C deficiency symptoms

Scurvy
Weak bones

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Vitamin C sources for animals

Supplements
Fresh veggies

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) affected animals

All animals (not cattle/ruminants)

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) functions

Muscles
Nerves

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) deficiency symptoms

Weakness
Stargazing
Convulsions
Lethargy

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) sources

Seeds
Dairy