PWS 335

Comparative Animal Nutrition

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Comparative digestion, absorption, and utilization of nutrients and nutritional applications of domestic, pet, and wildlife species.

When Taught

Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Cellular metabolism

Learning Outcome

Apply the roles of nutrients in cellular metabolism.

Title

Nutrient deficiencies and function

Learning Outcome

Explain how nutrient deficiencies affect body function and performance.

Title

Nutrient requirements

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate an understanding how changes in digestive systems affect both nutrient requirements and affect feeding types and systems.

Title

Digestive systems in animals

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate an understanding of the diverse digestive systems in the animal kingdom.

Title

Feed formulation

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate knowledge of animal feed formulation.