Course code HFX306

HFX306 Feeding and Production Diseases in Cattle

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Course responsible: Harald Volden
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Preferential right:
Master´s degree students in Animal Science  and students in Veterinary Medicine.
Course contents:
The course will be given as a combination of lectures and assignments. The following feeding-related diseases will be treated: indigestions, ketosis, hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia and diseases related to micro minerals.
Learning outcome:
The aim of the course it to give students basic knowledge in feeding-related production diseases in cattle and how to diagnosticate these. The students are to gain skills in the evaluation of different strategies to prevent feed-related production diseases by using a new analytical and feed planning tool. The course is arranged in collaboration with The Norwegian Veterinary College, and the students at the two institutions will learn to utilize the comparative competence.
Learning activities:
Teaching support:
HFX201, HFX202 and HFX251.
Recommended prerequisites:
HFX201, HFX202 and HFX251.
Mandatory activity:
Semester assignment.
Nominal workload:
150 hrs.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
App. 50:50 distribution between lectures and assignments.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått