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Master Course Outline
Animal Nutrition and Health

Course Number: AGPR 111
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 60

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to animal nutrition and health topics which includes major courses of nutrients required by all animals, utilization of these nutrients by farm animals, and health and safety considerations in terms of deficiencies or toxicities of specific nutrients.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Knowledge of the major classes of nutrients required for all animals in terms of proximate analysis.
B. Knowledge of the components of the alimentary tract and their function in the digestion / absorption of nutrients for non-ruminant animals.
C. Ability to explain digestion, utilization, and excretion of the major nutrients required by domestic animals.
D. Knowledge of different utilization of fibrous foodstuffs and non-protein nitrogen between farm animals.
E. Knowledge of signs of deficiency or toxicity of specific nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals.
F. Knowledge of the influence on animal response of certain non-nutrient substances, toxic constituents of plants, and food contaminants.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
AGPR 111
Winter 2013
0054
Tyler Cox
AGPR 111
Fall 2008
0028
Michael Moramarco
AGPR 111
Fall 2003
0028
Michael Moramarco


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)