Nutrition of Sheep

Duration: 2 hours

Sheep are ruminants and have a compound stomach made up of four organs: the rumen, the reticulum, the omasum and the abomasum. The abomasum is the "true" stomach. Digestion takes place by a combination of mechanical and chemical methods. In this course, you'll learn about the procedures used in managing the health of the sheep. Includes worked examples.


Please note: Course notes are provided in PDF format for your convenience and can be downloaded to print or view on your device.

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