Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin and is very important for animal nutrition
It is essential for development of healthy skin and nerve tissues. Aids in building up resistance to infection. Functions in eyesight and bone sturacture. All animals require a source of Vitamin A. It is important in the ration of pregnant animals. Its deficiency results in congenital anomalies. It is very important for some metabolic enzyme activities. In its deficiency, retarded growth in the young, the development of a peculiar condition around the eyes known as Xerophthalmia, night blindness and reproductive disorders occur. In poultry lowered egg production and blood spots in eggs.