ANSC 470 Applied Ruminant Nutrition

Course emphasis is on practical application of nutrition principles, animal requirements, feedstuffs, and the proper feeding of ruminants (principally beef cattle). Rations and/or series of step-up rations will be formulated with the aid of computer software for all classes of beef cattle. Some coverage of sheep and/or horses may be inserted into the curriculum dependent on student interest in these species. Spring. Course fee required.