Tropical Livestock Feed Resource and Commercial Feed Milling (3 Units)
Conventional, alternative and new feed resources. Tropical feedstuffs type, availability and extent of utilization, feed microscopy, and feedstuff standardisation and quality assessment. Feedmill operation and design. General aspects of livestock feed formulation for various classes of livestock. Computer in feed formulation and least cost diets. Recycling of waste and their nutritional potentials.
Seminars: Two topics per student
Practicals: Feedmill operations.
- Common types of potentially problematic ingredients
- Livestock Feed Formulation
- Poultry Feed Compounding
- Identication and use of agro-industrial by-products