HFE202 Concentrate Feed

Credits (ECTS):5

Course responsible:Øystein Ahlstrøm

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:125 hours.

Teaching and exam period:The course starts in spring parallel. This course has teaching/ evaluation in spring parallel.

About this course

The main topics of the course will be taught in the following order: Feed ingredients, concentrate mixtures and feed technology. N ational feed ingredient production to cover the requirement of the national animal production

Learning outcome

The learning goal is that students, after having completed the course, should have good knowledge of the most important ingredients used in concentrate feed for different species, as well as an understanding of the methods used for formulation and production in the feed factory. After completing the course, the student should have an understanding of the significance of concentrate feed for domestic animal production and aquaculture and be capable of participating in the public debate on topics related to concentrate feed. Especially the understanding of increased national production of feed ingredients that will strengthen the national food security supply and probably reduce climate foot print of the Norwegian animal production.
  • The course is mainly based on lectures on compendium and support literature. In addition, there is practical training in feed formulation, demonstration in a feed factory (FôrTek) and an excursion. Students will do exercises and make a presentation based on publications related to concentrated feed.
  • Teachers will be available to answer questions on exercises, presentations and questions on the course plan and exam.

    Canvas will be applied for copies of presenations and general information and communication.

  • It is assumed that students have general knowledge in nutrition equivalent to the content of HFE200. For example, it is assumed that students have knowledge about energy and protein metabolism, nutritional requirements and other fundamentals in the study of nutrition and feeding.
  • Oral examination: ca. 1/2 hour.
  • An external examiner will assess the oral examination.
  • The students shall make a presentation of a publication concerning feed concentrate.
  • The course is given in the spring.
  • Ca. 30 hours of lectures, 10 hours of exercises, 1-2 excursions.
  • Letter grades
  • Special requirements in Science