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October 2019 IGP 700 - Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition is a Course

October 2019 IGP 700 - Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition

Ended Nov 23, 2019
1 credit

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Full course description

Course Description: This course focuses on the elementary principles of comparative nutrition of farm animals. Topics include gastrointestinal tract anatomy, nutrient digestion, absorption, and metabolism, and an overview of nutrients required for animal growth and development.

Target Audience: Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition is designed for industry professionals interested in a fundamental understanding of animal digestive anatomy and nutrient utilization. This is an introductory level course not specific to species or ingredients, but providing a baseline understanding of animal nutrition principles.

Course Instructor: Cassie Jones, Associate Professor, Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry