Course code HFE308

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
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Last time: 2022V
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:

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

Learning activities:
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.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Individual asignment and presentation of this asignment is compulsory.
Oral examination.
Nominal workload:
250 hours.
Entrance requirements:
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: Letter grades