HFX130A Basic Animal Science/ Module A - Practical Animal Husbandry
Showing course contents for the educational year 2016 - 2017 .
Course responsible: Erling Thuen
Teachers: Arnljot Mehl
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2010-2011
August- September (5 credits): The course starts in August block with a two day mandatory excursion to various livestock producers and agriculture cooperative companies. A one-day trip to a research station that conducts experiments in marine ecology and aquaculture is also mandatory. A brief introduction and demonstration of our most important forage crops and grains will be presented.
One week will be dedicated to lectures from important players in the agricultural industry.
In September there will be a 4-week period with demonstrations and practical work at the er for Animal experiments (SHF) including cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, fur animals and fish. The practice includes 4-5 hours of each species.
Practical knowledge and insight into Norwegian livestock production.
Reports from the excurtions and the pratice period at SHF must be handed in for approval.
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Examination details: Portfolio: Bestått / Ikke bestått