Course code HFE308

HFE308 Optimalization of Feed Processing for Different Animal Species

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Course responsible: Liv Torunn Mydland, Øystein Ahlstrøm, Trond Storebakken
Teachers: Trond Storebakken
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 5 students. If there are fewer than 5 students, it can be considered whether the course should be offered with alternative learning methods.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2022-2023
Last time: 2023V
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Course contents:
The lectures will deal with the specific needs with relevance for feed processing for common species such as ruminants, pigs, poultry, cats, dogs, horse and fish. In addition, lectures will cover specific interactions between feed ingredients and chemical components, and processing.
Learning outcome:

- Plan and supervise formulation and processing of feeds for monogastric animals and ruminants based on key nutritional, physiological and legal criteria

- Define and instruct optimal processing regime for feeds to animals that are produced for other purposes than food, such as companion animals and horses

Learning activities:
The course will be based on a number of key lectures.
Literature and lecture notes will be uploaded in Canvas.
HFE200 General Nutrition
Recommended prerequisites:
HFE200 General Nutrition and HFE305 Feed Manufacturing Technology
Oral examination.
Nominal workload:
125 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
External examiner, together with course responsible, will grade examination.
Examination details: Oral exam: Letter grades