SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 4:33:05 AMANSCI 61 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANSCI 61Title:  LIVESTOCK FEED/NUTRITION  
Full Title:  Livestock Feeding and Nutrition
Last Reviewed:4/5/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled43.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled1.506 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  87.50Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 61

Catalog Description:
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This course covers the science of animal nutrition, the fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants, and basic functions of major nutrient classes. The nutritive value of feeds as they relate to the formulation of livestock rations, including by-product feeding, will be emphasized. Feed processing and nutrient requirements will also be discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course covers the science of animal nutrition, the fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants, and basic functions of major nutrient classes. The nutritive value of feeds as they relate to the formulation of livestock rations, including by-product feeding, will be emphasized. Feed processing and nutrient requirements will also be discussed.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Explain the fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants.
2.  Explain nutritive value of feeds and by-product feeding as they relate to the formulation of
    livestock rations.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify the role of livestock feeding and its part in human nutrition.
2.  Identify cultural inputs that have shaped the livestock nutrition industry.
3.  Apply changing nutritional requirements based upon animal physiological development.
4.  Comprehend differences in digestive anatomy that contrast feeding practices.
5.  Demonstrate and comprehend animal behavior as it relates to feeding practices.
6.  Explain in a verbal and written format the role of nutrition in animal health and ultimately
     food safety.
7.  Collect and calculate data used in ration formulation.
8.  Define and recall biological and inorganic factors that impact the feeding and nutrition
     industry.
9 . Evaluate economic factors and trends in feeding.
10. Formulate rations with economic feasibility.
11. Identify various primary and by-product feeds, forms and processing techniques.
12. Analyze and comprehend various procurement strategies for feed stuff purchases.
13. Formulate balanced rations for livestock.
14. Identify career requirements and potential opportunities leading to
     successful employment.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Concepts of Nutrition
    A. Historical advancements
    B. Animal nutrition and its role in society
II.   Feed Analysis and Source
    A. Protein
    B. Carbohydrates
    C. Fats
    D. Vitamins
    E. Minerals
    F. Water
III.  Animal Growth, Composition and Variability
    A. Water
    B. Energy
         1. Carbohydrates
         2. Fats
    C. Proteins
    D. Inorganic elements
    E. Vitamins
IV.  The Gastrointestinal Tract
    A. Types of gastrointestinal tracts:
         1. Ruminant
         2. Monogastric
         3. Modified mono gastric
    B. The role of G.I. secretions in the digestive process
    C. Digestion and absorption
    D. Transport of nutrients after catabolism
    E. Fecal and urinary excretions
V.   Nutrient Metabolism
    A. Water
    B. Carbohydrates
    C. Lipids
    D. Proteins and Amino Acids.
    E. Inorganic Minerals
         1. Macro or primary elements
         2. Micro or trace elements
         3. Toxic elements and symptoms
VI.   Applied Nutrition
    A. Feeding standards and productivity
    B. Feedstuffs
    C. Preparation and processing
    D. Ration formulations
    E. Non-caloric performance enhancers
VII.   Feeding Practices
    A. Beef cattle
    B. Dairy cattle
    C. Sheep
    D. Swine
    E. Horses
VIII.  Career Opportunities in Animal Sciences
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Read periodicals, handouts, and textbooks (20 pages per week)
2. One to two term papers (3 to 4 pages)
3. Quizzes (6 - 9)
4. Two Midterms
5. Final Exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Worksheets (16--one per week)
2. Ration calculations problems

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Reports, lab worksheets, term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Ration calculations problems
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 60%
Quizzes, midterms, final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Animal Feeding and Nutrition. 11th ed. Jurgens, Marshall and Hansen, Stephanie and Coverdale, Jozie. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. 2012 (classic)
Church, D.C., Livestock Feeds and Feeding. 6th ed. Kellems, Richard and Church, David. Pearson. 2009 (classic)
Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding. 5th ed. Pond, Wilson and Church, David and Pond, Kevin. John Wiley and Sons. 2004 (classic)
National Academy Press, NRC Pamphlets

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