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118.771 Advances in Ruminant Nutrition for Veterinarians (15 credits)

An advanced course on ruminant nutrition and feeding practices for veterinarians. Principles of microbial digestion in the rumen, absorption and utilisation of nutrients. Practical nutrition for enhancement of animals’ performance and health, including critical study of the evaluation of feeds, feed intakes and nutrient requirements. Practical assessments of animal and feed resources; ration formulation. Current developments in ruminant feeding technologies, including genetic modification of feeds and rumen flora.

Note(s): This course is available for practising veterinarians throughout the world to study by distance as a single course or as a component of a part-time Master of Veterinary Medicine or Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • This course is available for practising veterinarians throughout the world.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Double Semester Distance