Water: the most important nutrient

The importance of water is unquestionable; it is the single nutrient which is required in the greatest quantity by animals. Stimulating water consumption is therefore necessary for achieving optimum performance. About 60% of the body is made out of water. Animals need water for most metabolic functions, adjusting the body temperature, mobilizing nutrients into body tissues, removing metabolic waste, the production of milk, for growth and reproduction. Without water, no production.

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