Animal nutrition of ruminant animals (cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat)

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1) Nutrient requirements and methods for assessing the energy and protein requirements
for maintenance and production in terms of growth, reproduction, milk, meat, wool
and draft purpose.
2) General principles of computation of rations. Formulation of rations and feeding of
dairy cattle and buffaloes during different phases of growth and production (neonate,
young, adult, pregnant, lactating and dry animals; breeding bull) and working
3) Formulation of ration and feeding of sheep and goat during different phases of growth
and production (milk, meat and wool).
4) Feeding of high yielding animals and role of bypass nutrients.
5) Metabolic disorders and nutritional interventions.
6) Use of NPN compound for ruminants.