Course syllabus A15-0212-I - Feeding of Non-Ruminants (FAaFR - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Feeding of Non-Ruminants
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Animal Nutrition and Feedstuffs - master (required), 2. semester
Management of Animal Production - master (required), 2. semester
Special Breeding Industries - master (required), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of continuous assessment – one written exam (20 points) and semestral work (20 points). End-of-term examination – oral exam (60 points). Grading scale: letter grade A requires minimum 93 points, letter grade B requires minimum 86 points, letter grade C requires minimum 79 points, letter grade D requires minimum 72 points, letter grade E requires minimum 64 points. A student may earn units of credits in grading scale from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to analyze, solve and quantify the requirements of nutrients and energy per day for different species and categories of animals like poultry, pigs, horses and fur animals. Student is able to feed mixtures and feed rations formulation. Students is able to information transfer into practical conditions.
Course contents:
Theoretical principles for feeding according to the requirements of energy and nutrients for different kinds and categories of non-ruminants - poultry, pigs, horses and fur-bearing animals. Also the selection and dosing of components for the feedmixtures and diets. Feeding optimization according to economical considerations is achieved. Theoretical principles of animal feeding according to age, life weight, physiological status and production effects are given.
Recommended or required reading:
HORNIAKOVÁ, E. -- GÁLIK, B. -- ROLINEC, M. Kŕmenie neprežúvavcov. 3rd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 154 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0757-5.
GÁLIK, B. -- ŠIMKO, M. -- JURÁČEK, M. -- BÍRO, D. -- HORNIAKOVÁ, E. -- ROLINEC, M. -- PASTIERIK, O. -- KOLESÁROVÁ, A. -- MAIORANO, G. -- GAMBACORTA, M. -- TAVANIELLO, S. -- BEDNARCZYK, M. Biotechnology and animal food quality. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovak Agricultural University, 2011. 130 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0708-7.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 409

44,5 %
20,5 %
21,0 %
9,3 %4,7 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Daniel Bíro, PhD. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Branislav Gálik, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Renata Kolláthová (examiner, instructor)
doc. Ing. Michal Rolinec, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
17. 10. 2018
doc. Ing. Branislav Gálik, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/17/2018.

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