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Animal Nutrition

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
VET 237 3 0 0 3
Prerequisite

CHM 130 and CHM 130A

Corequisite

None

Description

This course covers the principles of nutrition and their application to feeding practices of domestic, farm, and companion animals. Topics include basic nutrients and nutritional needs of individual species, proximate analysis, interpretation of food and feed labels, types of animal foods, and ration formulation. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate diets for animals in various stages of health and disease, analyze nutrition labels, and identify foods.

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