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Pasture and Nutrition: Animal Health (Extended) - XNH1501

Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: XAH1501 Co-requisite: XAH1502
Purpose: Pasture management: ecological principles; veldtypes of Southern Africa; characteristics of veldtypes; feeding habits and selective feeding; dividing of veld into homogenous ecological units; principles of pasture management; principles of the resting of veld; invasive plants; planted pastures. Nutrition: chemical composition of feeds; energy and protein standards of feeds; digestion of feeds; nutritional requirements of farm animals; classification and nutritional values of feeds; feeding of various groups of animals.