The aim of the course is to strengthen the basic knowledge of the students in animal nutrition and to develop in the students a critical comprehension of the feeding systems and their relative issues, in a view able of focusing at the same time on the productive aspects, animal welfare and environmental impact.
Expected learning outcomes
The students develop the ability to analyze and evaluate issues related to animal nutrition and feeding, having the competence to deal with them appropriately.
- Ecology of nutrition. Nutritional classification of animal species. Ecology and digestive physiology of modern herbivorous animals. Plasticity in feeding behaviour.- Digestion and metabolism. Animal digestive systems. Digestion in the stomach and sm
- Nutrizione degli animali in produzione zootecnica ¿ di Mauro Antongiovanni -Ed. Edagricole, 2017.- Lectures notes Power Points PDF slides and other materials in ARIEL or given during the lessons.