ANSC 433 Animal Nutrition and Metabolism (3 credits)

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Offered by: Animal Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Animal Science : Introduction to fundamental aspects of animal nutrition, including gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology; nutrient digestion, absorption, and metabolism; nutrient functions and requirements of livestock species; evaluation of feedstuffs and their use in ration formulation; and feeding strategies. Laboratory classes will include hands-on experience on feed analyses, gastrointestinal tract dissections, nutritional experiments and demonstrations in livestock species as well as computer-based ration balancing exercises.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Sergio Burgos (Winter)

  • Winter

  • 3 lectures and one 1-hour lab

  • Prerequisites: ANSC 234 or ANSC 330 or permission of instructor