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Ruminant Nutrition AA009

 

Why should someone attend this event?

Increase understanding of factors effecting ruminant digestion

Appraise ingredients for use in diets ruminants

Specify suitable diets for livestock depending on nutrient requirement.

Learn how nutrition impacts on efficiency of production

Accredited QQI course (level 6)

Who is the target audience?

Teagasc staff

Feed Industry staff

Commercial ruminant nutritionist

Individuals with an interest in Ruminant Nutrition

If I attend what will I learn?

Ruminant digestive tract anatomy and energy and protein metabolism

Nutrient requirements of ruminant animals

Use of grazed grass as a feed for ruminants

Understanding feed analysis and use of reports

Feed formulation

QQI Course Code AA009 –Manging Ruminant Nutrition
Type of examination 70 % written – 30% practical
QQI Level 6