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117.302 Monogastric Animal Nutrition (15 credits)
The principles of monogastric nutrition are developed and applied to improve livestock productivity. An in-depth coverage of the digestive and absorptive processes and factors which affect them. The utilisation of absorbed nutrients is addressed, particularly in relation to the determination of nutrient requirements. Techniques central to the study of nutrition are emphasised. The science of nutrition is related back to the practice of feeding animals to optimise productivity and wellbeing. Students will be become familiar with nutrients partitioning computer models used in a practical context.
117.201 or 117.202 or 117.254
General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level.
- Restriction(s): 117.342
|2021||Semester One full semester||Internal||Manawatu Campus|
|2022||Semester One full semester||Internal||Manawatu Campus|
|2022||Semester One full semester||Distance|
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