ANN 503 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: ANN 503

COURSE TITLE:         Ruminant Animal Nutrition

NUMBER OF UNITS:   3 Units

COURSE DURATION:  Three hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator:   Dr. Ronke Yemisi Aderinboye

Email: aderinbry@yahoo.coms

Office Location: Department of Animal Nutrition

Other Lecturers: Prof. Chryss . F. Ijeoma OnwukaDr. Olubukola Ajike Isah,

Dr. Adebayo Olusoji Oni

COURSE SYNOPSIS

The nature of ruminant stomach reviewed. Physiology, microbiology and biochemistry of
rumen. Utilization of roughages in ruminant feeding. Use of agro-industrial by-products
in ruminant feeding. The importance and methods of protein by-pass in ruminant feeding.
Non-protein nitrogen utilization, nutrient partition, nutritional disorders.
Practicals: methods of protecting protein. Ration mixing. Examination of a typical
ruminant’s stomach and compartments. Balance trials. Nutritional disorder. Agro-
industrial by-products used in ruminant animal feeding and their processing methods.

ANN 503 Lecture Note

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