Carbohydrates and fats. Objectives:. To be able to discuss classes and sources of carbohydrates needed by livestock To be able to discuss the characteristics and uses of fats in livestock. Carbohydrates are :.
When rations are high in fat, it is necessary to increase protein and water soluble vitamin content because animals limit their feed intake by satisfying their caloric requirement first.
There is a danger that young animals may not get sufficient protein for maximum growth unless protein levels or quality are increased