ERIC Number: ED336588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Livestock Nutrition and Feeding. Student Manual. Second Edition.
Ridenour, Harlan E.
This manual is designed to help agricultural education students and teachers to apply scientific facts and principles to problem-solving procedures in determining nutritious and economical livestock feeding programs. The manual provides applied scientific activities in biological science and chemistry, mathematics, and communication skills. It contains six units that cover the following topics: livestock digestive systems; the food nutrients; nutrient requirements of livestock; types of feed and their composition; methods and procedures for determining nutrient requirements and selecting balanced diets; and feeding guidelines and example diet formulations. Units include lists of how they are related to the applied academic areas, key terms, introduction, information illustrated with line drawings and photographs, important concepts to learn, and review questions. Appendixes include a feeds composition table with energy values, nutrient requirement tables, weight-unit conversion table, and a 178-item glossary. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Animal Husbandry, Communication Skills, Course Content, Food, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Livestock, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Nutrition, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Vocabulary, Vocational Education
Ohio Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service, 2120 Fyffe Road, Room 254, Columbus, OH 43210-1010.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Agricultural Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.