Course code HFX130E

HFX130E Basic Animal Science/ Module E - Animal Nutrition

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Course responsible: Rasmus Bovbjerg Jensen
Teachers: Øystein Ahlstrøm, Trond Storebakken
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
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Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in October- November.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2010-2011
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Course contents:
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.
Learning outcome:
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.
Learning activities:
Teaching support:
Selected chapters of the book «Fôringslære» (2007) by Torger Gjefsen (The book "Animal Nutrition" by McDonald 2011 (7th edition) will be curriculum later in the bachelor program, and can used as supplemental litterature).
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Written excam (3 hours) at the end of the course.
Nominal workload:
150 hours
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Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått