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ANSC 2900 - Nutrition in Veterinary Medicine

Credits: 3

(3 hours of UW Transferable Elective) Topics in this course include a brief review of chemical principles relevant to nutrition; classification of nutrients and feeds; basic anatomy and physiology of the digestive systems of domestic animals; basic nutritive processes including ingestion, digestion, absorption, circulation, metabolism, and excretion; specific feeding programs for various classes of cattle, swine, horses, and companion animals. Basic ration formulations for beef cattle and small animals are stressed as are other species on a comparative basis.

Course Note: Students cannot earn credit for both ANSC 2900 and VTTK 2900 .

Prerequisite: CHEM 1000  or VTTK 1925 . Any prerequisite course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Lecture Hours: 3

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