NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Aug 19, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ANSC 2020 - Feeds & Feeding

This course presents a scientific, yet practical approach to the study of feeding farm animals for growth, production, finish, reproduction, and work. Elements and constituents of feed stuffs are studied along with the requirements of animals. Students learn to properly balance rations, using a variety of methods. The course emphasizes the use of both home grown and commercial feed to obtain optimum results. This course is designed to introduce students to feeding practices of farm animals and give them a broad understanding of the livestock feeds industry, including the challenges and opportunities associated with it.

General Education Requirement: None

Credits: 4

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab hrs/week

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