Nutrition science 310

Module code VGE 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Basic principles of chemistry, biochemistry of feed constituents, digestion and metabolism in all livestock species. Digestibility in monogastric and ruminant animals. Evaluation of energy and nutrient content of feedstuffs and assessment of nutritional requirements, and feeding standards for maintenance, growth, reproduction and lactation.

Module credits 14.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites BCM 251 GS and BCM 261 GS and DAF 200 GS and VKU 260 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week, Fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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