This Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems course will develop a thorough understanding of the techniques used in ruminant feed evaluation to assess nutrient requirements. Participants will be enabled to utilise quantitative data in the formulation of diets and feeding strategies for different classes of ruminant livestock. It will also cover mineral/vitamin nutrition and the metabolic consequences of nutrient deficiency or excess.
The formulation of diets designed to meet the nutrient requirements of animals at different stages of their production cycle requires a thorough understanding of the factors affecting nutrient supply from animal feeds and animal nutrient requirements.
This course will build on the concepts introduced in Principles of Ruminant Nutrition and is primarily aimed at veterinary surgeons undertaking CPD and specialists within the animal feed industry.
By the end of the Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems course participants will be able to:
Areas covered on the Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems course will include:
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP