Course code HFE308

HFE308 Optimalization of Feed Processing for Different Animal Species

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Course responsible: Trond Storebakken
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Maximum 30 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2008H
Preferential right:
Master students in Feed Manufacturing Technology.
Course contents:
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.
Learning outcome:
The purpose of this course is to gain knowledge about special needs of different animal species (including dog, cat, horse and fish) with respect to feed formulation, processing, and physical quality, and special requirements for feed to ingredients used. The students will also gain experience in reviewing and presenting new information based on research data.
Learning activities:
The course will be based on a number of key lectures, combined with individual work and student presentations.
Teaching support:
Literature and lecture notes will be uploaded on Fronter.
Equivalent to one year of master studies in Feed Manufacturing Technology.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Individual asignment and presentation of this asignment is compulsory.
Oral exmination.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
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 / Ikke bestått