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Animal Nutrition on Rangeland

Animal Nutrition on Rangeland

2 Credits; Lecture based, Instructors: A. Riasi (email: ariasi@cc.iut.ac.ir) and M.R. Vahabi 

Students will be exposed to role of ruminant livestock in sustainable agricultural systems, grazing animals, principles of ruminant nutrition, anatomy and physiology of ruminants digestive system, advantages of pregastric fermentation, the options for increasing intake on a high quality pasture, role of energy and protein in ruminant nutrition, matching nutritional requirements of livestock, forage sampling and production estimates, plant toxicity and grazing- related disorders.

Prerequisites: 

The students need to know basic information about Rangeland Ecology & Management,general information about  Animal Husbandry.

 

Grading Policy: 

The 80% of students' grades will be determined through the midterm and final exams  

The 20% of students' grades will be determined through the class activity and doing term paper   

 

Time: 

Spring Semester

Homeworks: 
Term: 
Spring Semester
Grade: 
Graduate (PhD)