Course syllabus A15-0218-I - Assessment and Evaluation of Feeds (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0218-I
Course unit title: Assessment and Evaluation of Feeds
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of continuous assessment – one written exam (20 points) and laboratory protocol (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 is able to apply knowledge about principles and importance of chemical analyses and valuation of fodders quality. Student is able to control the quality and nutritional value of feed.
Course contents:
Weenden´s Soest´s detergent analysis of fodders, chemical and physico-chemical instrumental methods in the analytics of fodders, taking samples and their treatment for laboratory analyse, laboratory determination of organic and inorganic nutrients in fodders, a determination the digestibility of organic matter in vitro, a calculation of the parameters of nutrient values of fodders for ruminants and non-ruminants, a determinantion of results of the fermentative process of silages, a determination of the qualitative class of conserved fodders. Valuation of sensorial quality of fodders in practical conditions.
Recommended or required reading:
Kacerovský, O. - Babička, L. - Bíro, D. a kol. Zkošení a posuzování krmiv. SZN Praha 1990, 216 s. 80-209-0098-5
Pajtáš a kol. 2009. Výživa a kŕmenie zvierat. Terminologický náučný slovník, VES: SPU v Nitre, 150 s.
Petrikovič, P. a kol. Výživná hodnota krmív. VUZV Nitra, 2000. 80-88872-12.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 87

39,1 %24,1 %19,5 %10,3 %4,6 %2,4 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Miroslav Juráček, PhD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course)
prof. Ing. Milan Šimko, PhD. (instructor)
Last modification: 15. 10. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Miroslav Juráček, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/15/2019.

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