Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Nov 14, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 3200 - Comparative Animal Nutrition and Toxicology: Horses, Dogs, Cats, and More

(OPHLS-AG) (CU-SBY)     
Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: one year college biology and ANSC 2120  Animal Nutrition or equivalent recommended. One weekend field trip.

D. Brown.

At the end of this course, students will (1) be able to match feed resources to the physiological needs of horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, deer, reindeer, birds, reptiles, and a variety of other animals found at home, in zoos, rehabilitation centers, on ranches and farms; (2) understand the intellectual processes by which a successful, science-based feeding strategy should be developed for animals without a history of domestication; and (3) understand the evolutionary and physiological basis for some of the diversity in nutritional strategies and toxicological vulnerabilities found among animals.

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