May 23, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AN SC 461 - Ruminant Digestion, Metabolism, and Nutrition

★ 3 (fi 6) (first term, 3-0-3) Integration of theory and practical concepts in ruminant nutrition, digestion and metabolism through topics such as energy flow in ruminants, protein systems and net feed efficiency. Laboratories will involve formulation of rations for various physiological states of beef and dairy cattle, economical rations, feed mixes, protein systems (degradable and undegradable protein systems) and net feed efficiency formulations. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 561). Credit will only be given for one of AFNS 561 and AN SC 461. Prerequisite: AN SC 260 or *3 NUTR.