Course Image Principles of animal nutrition

Principles of animal nutrition

o   To describe all nutrients classes, their sources and their function in farm animals

o   To identify, locate and describe the parts of the gastro-intestinal tract and their functions in ruminant and non-ruminant animals

o   To differentiate the nutrition process of ruminant and non-ruminant animals according to their digestive tract (mastication, digestion, absorption, metabolism of nutrients,   etc.)

Course Image Veterinary Pharmacology

Veterinary Pharmacology

Brief description of aims and content

This course is designed primarily to introduce students to Pharmacology as a basic science in the practice of Veterinary Medicine. It provides a balance of instruction correlating the science of pharmacology with pharmacotherapeutics.  Scientific information, therapeutic effects, clinical usage, mechanism(s) of drug action, side effects, and toxicity are discussed for each class of drugs presented in the course.  This course reviews the effects of drugs on the major systems. Drugs that affect the cardiovascular, renal, gastrointestinal tract, endocrine, respiratory, musculoskeletal and integument as well as the haematopoietic systems are presented with emphasis on their mechanism of action, pharmacological effects, clinical uses and adverse effects.



This course in Protozoology introduces the protozoal parasites of veterinary importance to students in second year of the BVM program. The main focus is on identification and description of each of the parasites, including epidemiological significance, and helping the students to have meaningful practical experience and to express their own findings from group discussions.