Information Package / Course Catalogue
Animal Production
Course Code: TAM132
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Giving basic knowledge about farm animal raising and animal products, the importance of these products for human

Course Content

Animal production in the world and in Turkey, benefits of animal production to agriculture, problems of animal production in Turkey, domestication process, concept of species and breed, reproduction in farm animals, lactation and adaptation to the environment and genetic improvement in farm

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Understanding the importance of animal product in human nutrition and human life,
2.Understanding the problems of animal production in Turkey
3.Understanding the reproduction mechanisms of farm animals
4.Getting knowledge about lactation in mamamlian spicies
5.Getting knowledge about the improvement ways and methods in animal production
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Animal production and its importance for human
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 2 - Theoretical
Animal production the world and in Turkey
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Problems of animal production in Turkey
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Domestication process of farm animals
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Concept of spices and breed and formation of spices and breeds
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Reproduction in farm animals- Biological basis of reproduction
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Reproduction in farm animals- Formation of heat and heat behaviours in farm animals
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Reproduction in farm animal- Phases of reproduction activity and the technologies used in animal production
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Mammary system and Lactation
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Environment concept in animal production and adaptation to environment
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Animal housing
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Principles of genetic improvement-Phenotypic variation and its sources
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Principles of genetic improvement-Selection and selection methods and Mating methods
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Principles of genetic improvement- Mating methods
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment1516
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
PÇ-13
PÇ-14
PÇ-15
OÇ-1
4
3
3
5
OÇ-2
3
5
OÇ-3
2
3
OÇ-4
2
3
OÇ-5
2
5
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