Principles of animal nutrition 224

Module code VKU 224
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to animal nutrition with the focus on feed intake, digestibility and metabolism of feeds in both monogastric and ruminant animals. Classification of feedstuffs and the nutritive value in the diet for the different farm animal species. An introduction to applied nutrition and feeding of monogastric and ruminant animals, equine and companion animals.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites Second year academic level and admission to relevant programme.
Contact time 6 lectures per week over 10 weeks
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal Science
Period of presentation Semester 2

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