Information Package / Course Catalogue
Environmental Factors On Ruminant Nutrition
Course Code: ZZO542
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

the aim of this course is to give information on environmental factors effecting ruminant nutrition and their effects on animal production

Course Content

Environmental requirements of ruminants, factors consisting environment, climatic factors, effects of climatic factors on ruminant nutrition, ration maniplations for various enviromental conditions

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.to able to recognize the description and terms related to environmental conditions in animal production
2.to be able to explain components that make up environment
3.to be able to explain relationship between in-barn environmental conditions and animal production, individual performances and health
4.to able to define and use equipments and tools related to environmental management and control
5.to be able to manage to feed animals under various environmental conditions
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Effect of Environment on Nutrient Requirements of Domestic Animals, National Research Council, 1981. National Academy Press
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Description of environmental factors on animal nutrition
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 3 - Theoretical
Description of environmental factors on animal nutrition
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 4 - Theoretical
Description of stress and its components
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 5 - Theoretical
Description of stress and its components
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 6 - Theoretical
Descrption of climatic zones in animal nutrition
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 7 - Theoretical
Description of climatic zones in animal nutrition
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Interaction between climatic zone and animal production
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 10 - Theoretical
Interaction between climatic zone and animal production
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 11 - Theoretical
Light and photoperiod in ruminant nutrition
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 12 - Theoretical
Light and photoperiod in ruminant nutrition
Week 13 - Theoretical
Ration formulations for various climatic conditions
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literatur review
Week 14 - Theoretical
Ration formulations for various climatic conditions
Week 15 - Theoretical
Final evaluation
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory145298
Assignment57140
Midterm Examination125227
Final Examination130232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)197
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
OÇ-1
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-3
2
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-4
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-5
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
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