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117.303 Ruminant Animal Nutrition (15 credits)

Advanced principles of animal nutrition as related to ruminant livestock. An in-depth coverage of the processes of feed intake, digestion, absorption and metabolism, and the factors affecting them. The determination of the nutritive value of feedstuffs for ruminant, with particular emphasis on forages. Gain in-depth knowledge of schemes for estimating the ruminant animal requirements for energy, protein and minerals and the principles of ration formulation. Design practical feeding regimes and their implementation.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2022 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus