ANUT521 Animal Nutrition
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|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
- Animal Nutrition
|Coordinator(s)||Roger Hegarty (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit introduces basic concepts in digestion and metabolism and their integration through endocrine functions. The unit includes metabolic hormones; the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system; the relation of nutrition to other constraints to animal production; principles of food analysis; energy and protein requirements of ruminants and non-ruminants; protein quality; nutritional roles of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids; minerals and vitamins; ecological factors in trace element deficiency; diet formulation. Practical work is mainly in animal experimentation related to production.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: