Comparative Animal Nutrition

Comparative Animal Nutrition
Comparative digestion, absorption, and utilization of nutrients and nutritional applications of domestic, pet, and wildlife species.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining PWS 335
Course Outcomes

Digestive systems in animals

Demonstrate an understanding of the diverse digestive systems in the animal kingdom.

Nutrient requirements

Demonstrate an understanding how changes in digestive systems affect both nutrient requirements and affect feeding types and systems.

Cellular metabolism

Apply the roles of nutrients in cellular metabolism.

Nutrient deficiencies and function

Explain how nutrient deficiencies affect body function and performance.

Feed formulation

Demonstrate knowledge of animal feed formulation.