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AGPR 112
Feeds and Feeding


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Addresses common feeding practices and nutrient characteristics of animal feeds. Topics include ration formulation and ration requirements for cattle, sheep, hogs, and horses.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize the major nutrients and the role each of the nutrients plays in animal nutrition..
  • Describe basic functions of digestion systems for monogastric and ruminant animals.
  • Analyze various types of livestock feed.
  • Predict the relative levels of nutrients that common feeds contain.
  • Analyze required nutrients for livestock.
  • Employ knowledge of balancing rations for different species including multiple methods and nutrients.
  • Assemble comprehensive feeding strategies for profitable livestock enterprise management.

  • Course Topics
  • Terminology of feed composition: Proximate analysis, measures of feed energy, units of measure of vitamins and minerals, voluntary feed intake
  • Ration balancing, substitution and fix ingredients
  • Beef cattle nutrition
  • Feedlot nutrition
  • Growth stimulants
  • Swine nutrition
  • Horse nutrition
  • Dairy nutrition

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 112
    Winter 2009
    0039
    Michael Moramarco
    AGPR 112
    Winter 2004
    0039
    Michael Moramarco


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.