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5/5/2021 11:02:53 PMANSCI 61 Course Outline as of Fall 2009

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 Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total 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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The science of animal nutrition is the basis for "Livestock Feeding and Nutrition". The fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants are discussed. The nutritive value of feeds as they relate to the formulation of livestock rations will be emphasized including by-product feeding.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The science of animal nutrition is the basis for "Livestock Feeding and Nutrition". The fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants are discussed. The nutritive value of feeds as they relate to the formulation of livestock rations will be emphasized including by-product feeding.
(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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
A.  Identify the role of livestock feeding and its part in human
   nutrition.
B.  Identify career requirements and potential opportunities leading to
   successful employment.
C.  Identify cultural inputs that have shaped the livestock nutrition
   industry.
D.  Apply changing nutritional requirements based upon animal physio-
   logical development.
E.  Comprehend differences in digestive anatomy that contrast feeding
   practices.
F.  Demonstrate and comprehend animal behavior as it relates to feeding
   practices.
G.  Explain in a verbal and written format the role of nutrition in animal
   health and ultimately food safety.
H.  Collect and calculate data used in ration formulation.
I.  Define and recall biological and inorganic factors that impact the
   feeding and nutrition industry.
J.  Evaluate economic factors and trends in feeding.
K.  Formulate rations with economic feasibility.
L.  Identify various primary and by-product feeds, forms and processing
   techniques.
M.  Analyze and comprehend various procurement strategies for feed stuff
   purchases.
N.  Have reasonable accommodations made to perform all learning objectives
   regardless of physical and/or learning disabilities.
O.  Formulate balanced rations for livestock.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Concepts of Nutrition
   a.  Historical advancements
   b.  Animal nutrition and its role in society
2.   Feed Analysis and Source
   a.  Protein
   b.  Carbohydrates
   c.  Fats
   d.  Vitamins
   e.  Minerals
   f.  Water
3.   Animal Growth, Composition and Variability
   a.  Water
   b.  Energy
       1.  Carbohydrates
       2.  Fats
   c.  Proteins
   d.  Inorganic elements
   e.  Vitamins
4.  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
5.   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
6.   Applied Nutrition
   a.  Feeding standards and productivity
   b.  Feedstuffs
   c.  Preparation and processing
   d.  Ration formulations
   e.  Non-caloric performance enhancers
7.   Feeding Practices
   a.  Beef cattle
   b.  Dairy cattle
   c.  Sheep
   d.  Swine
   e.  Horses

Assignments:
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Lecture Assignments:
Read periodicals, handouts, and textbooks (20 pages per week).
Term papers  (6 to 8 pages).
One Midterm.
Final Exam
 
Lab Assignments:
Worksheets (16--one per week)
Ration homework 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
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%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 60%
Quizzes, tests, exams.
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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Pond, W.G., et al., Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding, 4th edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2005.
Church, D.C., Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 4th edition, Regents/Prentice Hall, 2001.
Jurgens, Marshall H., Animal Feeding and Nutrition, 7th edition, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2001 (Classics in the field)
National Academy Press, NRC Pamphlets

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