Course code HFH223

HFH223 Breeding in horses

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Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2016 .

Course responsible: Odd Vangen
Teachers: Hanne Fjerdingby Olsen, Gunnar Klemetsdal
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
The course starts in the Autumn parallel. The course has teaching/evaluation in the Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2016H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Horse breeding, Norwegian and international breeds. Genetic parameters and breedig plans.
Learning outcome:
The students should be able to understand the curriculum material of breeding in horses, both nationally and internationally.
Learning activities:
Lectures, excursion and term paper.
Teaching support:
Course material will be available on Fronter.
Basic knowledge of horse breeding.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
2 days excursion and presence at presentation of term papers.
Continous examination. 80% written examination, 20% term paper, submitted and presented.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirement in science.
Reduction of credits:
Overlap with HFH150D and HFH222.
Type of course:
2 hrs lectures per week.
External examiner.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått