HFE308 Optimalization of Feed Processing for Different Animal Species
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Course responsible: Trond Storebakken
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
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This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
From spring 2020 this course starts in Spring parallel and this course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2008-2009
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.
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.
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.
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Approximately 50 hours of lecturing.
External examiner, together with course responsible, will grade reports and examination.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / F