HFE308 Optimalization of Feed Processing for Different Animal Species
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Course responsible: Trond Storebakken
Teachers: Jon Øvrum Hansen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
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This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2008H
Master students in Feed Manufacturing Technology.
The lectures will deal with the specific needs with relevance for feed processing for common species such as ruminants, pigs, poultry and fish. In addition, lectures will cover specific interactions between feed ingredients and chemical components, and processing. Each student will give two 15 minutes seminars on relevant topics.
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
Find, analyse, and synthesize information and use it to present a given relevant topics in animal nutrition
The course will be based on a number of key lectures, combined with individual work and student presentations.
Literature and lecture notes will be uploaded in Canvas.
Equivalent to one year of master studies in Feed Manufacturing Technology.
Individual asignment and presentation of this asignment is compulsory.
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Approximately 50 hours of lecturing.
External examiner, together with course responsible, will grade reports and examination.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / F