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ANS 226 Feeds and Feeding
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Fundamentals of nutrition through feeds and feeding. Identification and classification of livestock feeds. Discuss anatomy and physiology of digestion. Computation of standard rations for livestock.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify feeds used in livestock production.
2. (Analysis Level) Classify feeds based on nutritional value.
3. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the nutritional value of different feeds.
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe the function of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins in the animal.
5. (Analysis Level) Diagram the anatomy of the digestive system.
6. (Analysis Level) Diagram how nutrients are broken down and absorbed through the digestive system.
6. (Evaluation Level) Balance feed rations to provide proper nutrition for livestock.
7. (Comprehension Level) Identify problems in livestock feeding.
8. (Analysis Level) Calculate cost and returns for feeding.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None