Course syllabus A15-0222-B - Animal Nutrition (FAaFR - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Animal Nutrition
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Semester: General Agriculture - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of continuous assessment – one written exam (20 points) and one seminar work (20 points). End-of-term examination – written 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:
Student will know to analyse an individual nutrients, to calculate of nutritional value, to evaluate of protein and dietetic charakteristics of feeds. After completion of the subject the student understands the issue of the composition of the feed and is able to analyse the nutrient content of feed.
Course contents:
Definition of nutrients, their function in biology process, determination, digestibility, systems of energy and nitrogen evaluation for ruminants and nonruminants, science on fodders, intake and production, ability of forages, conversion of nutrients, basis of technics of feeding.
Recommended or required reading:
Bíro, D. et al.: Výživa zvierat, VES: SPU v Nitre, 2009, 173 s.
Pajtáš a kol. 2009. Výživa a kŕmenie zvierat. terminologický náučný slovník, VES: SPU v Nitre, 150 s.
Petr, R. Cheeke. Applied Animal Nutrition. 2005.
Petrikovič, P. a kol. 2000. Výživná hodnota krmív I.
Petrikovič, P. a kol. 2000. Výživná hodnota krmív II.
Pond. W.G. et al. 1995, Basic animal nutrition and feeding

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 526

16,2 %
12,9 %
24,7 %21,5 %
21,9 %
2,8 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Daniel Bíro, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Branislav Gálik, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Miroslav Juráček, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Michal Rolinec, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Milan Šimko, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 17. 10. 2018
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Daniel Bíro, PhD. and programme supervisor

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

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