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Nutrition science 301


 
Module code VGE 301
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Digestion and metabolism of feeds. The division of food energy and food energy systems. Protein quality and requirements. Mineral and vitamin requirements. Nutritional standards. Voluntary intake. Characteristics of fodder. Rumen function and microbial fermentation. Practical work: In vivo and in vitro digestibility studies.

Module credits 32.00
Prerequisites BCM 261 and BCM 262 and DAF 200 and VKU 250 and VKU 260
Contact time 3 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Year

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