The Principles of Ruminant Nutrition specifically examines the chemistry and biochemistry of feed constituents and the anatomy and function of the digestive system in the ruminant and pre-ruminant.
The module then progresses to provide the participants with knowledge and understanding of the principles of feed analysis and factors affecting voluntary feed intake. Lectures will be supported by practical laboratory work.
This module is primarily aimed at specialists within the animal feed industry and vets undertaking CPD. The course provides the background and underpinning knowledge required for subsequent modules in ruminant nutrition.
26-30 Nov 2018
Course - 5 days - The course can be taken as a stand alone training course but also makes up one of the four courses required to earn a Postgraduate Certificate in Ruminant Nutrition.
Graduate level or experienced within the animal production industry
By the end of this Ruminant Nutrition course participants will be able to:
Areas covered on this ruminant nutrition course will include:
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
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Reading RG6 6AP
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