AFNS 561 - Ruminant Digestion, Metabolism, and Nutrition

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Integration of theory and practical concepts in ruminant nutrition, digestion and metabolism through topics such as energy flow in ruminants, protein systems and net feed efficiency. Laboratories will involve formulation of rations for various physiological states of beef and dairy cattle, economical rations, feed mixes, protein systems (degradable and undegradable protein systems) and net feed efficiency formulations. Not to be taken if credit received for AN SC 461. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.