AGR 2221 - Animal Nutrition

Fundamentals of livestock nutrition relating to growth, reproduction, maintenance, and production dietary requirements. Includes an examination of digestion, absorption and value of food nutrients; energy, protein, vitamin, and mineral requirements; and factors influencing the value of feeds. Laboratory exercises emphasize the use of feeding standards to develop balanced rations, with consideration given to the economics of feeding livestock.

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