HFX130E Basic Animal Science/ Module E - Animal Nutrition
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Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2016 .
Course responsible: Erling Thuen
Teachers: Øystein Ahlstrøm, Trond Storebakken
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in October- November.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2010H
Module E ( 5 credits) The course comprise 4-5 weeks teaching starting in September/ October, with a final written exam in October/ November. Lectures will be given on the topics digestion and intermediate metabolism of the main nutriens in monogastrics pigs, poultry and fish, ruminants and horse. Evaluation of energy and nutritional values in feeds.
Knowledge of the importance and functions of different nutrients in the animal body. Basic knowledge of assessing energy and protein value of feeds and the needs for energy and protein in different animals . Basic knowledge of the resourse base in different animal production systems.
Selected chapters of the book " Animal Nutrition" by McDonald et.al. 2011 (7th edition), and power point presentations.
Written excam (3 hours) at the end of the course.
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Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått