ANSC 4110

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Integrates concepts of cattle nutrition and farm nutritional management to help students understand and appreciate factors influencing the performance of cattle under diverse conditions. Topics include the effect of environment on maintenance costs; the nutrient requirements for various stages of growth, lactation, and pregnancy; rumen function; feed composition and chemistry; nutrient partitioning; and the environmental impacts of cattle and how to minimize them. Computer models (Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System) are used in the laboratory to actualize the information presented in lectures. Herd case studies are used in lab and there are field trips to farms to evaluate the nutritional management.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Designed for: juniors, seniors, and entering graduate students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100 and ANSC 2120 (or equivalent). Highly recommended prerequisite: ANSC 3550.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1050ANSC 4110  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: ANSC 1100 & ANSC 2120 or equivalent. Recommended prerequisite: ANSC 3550. Enrollment preference given to: juniors, seniors and entering graduate students. If course is full, see professor.

  •  1051ANSC 4110  LAB 401