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Nutrition

Cows FeedingIntroduction to Bovine Nutrition: anatomy, physiology, metabolism. 

Trainees will be able to describe the basic anatomy & physiology of bovine nutrition and use this knowledge as a platform for developing understanding of practical feed management on farm.

 

Learning outcomes:

  • List the key features of bovine digestive anatomy (rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, small
  • intestine, large intestine)
  • List the main factors affecting VFI
  • Describe the basic physiological processes of ruminant digestion and metabolism.

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