Introduction to Bovine Nutrition: anatomy, physiology, metabolism. Trainees will be able to describe the basic anatomy & physiology of bovine nutrition and use this knowledge as a platform for developing understanding of practical feed management on farm.
- List the key features of bovine digestive anatomy (rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, small intestine, large intestine)
- List the main factors affecting VFI
- Describe the basic physiological processes of ruminant digestion and metabolism.