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Question  Answer 
What is the formula for an animal's Basal (Resting) Energy Requirement (BER)?  BER = (30 x BW) + 70 (BW stands for body weight and must be in kilograms. The resultant number for the BER is in kilocalories (kCal). 
What is the formula for an animal's metabolic energy requirement (MER)?  MER = BER x 1.5 
What is the formula for an animal's normal daily fluid requirements?  50ml/kg/24hrs 
What is the formula for an animal's hourly fluid requirements?  (Daily fluid requirement) / 24 
What is the formula for number of drops per hour when administering IVFT to an animal?  Drip factor x hourly fluid requirement (Hourly fluid requirement must be in ml) (The drip factor is normally 20drops/ml) 
What is the formula for number of drops per minute when administering IVFT to an animal?  (Number of drops per hour) / 60 
What is the formula for number of drops per second when administering IVFT to an animal?  (Number of drops per minute) / 60 