Information Package / Course Catalogue
Poultry Physiology
Course Code: VFZ529
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: 4
Objectives of the Course

To comprehend of the basic principles of all systems of poultry

Course Content

The importance of physiological characteristics of poultry and poultry physiology in management

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about nervous system of poultry
2.To have knowledge about muscle and sensory systems
3.To have knowledge about respiratory and circulatory systems
4.To have knowledge about digestive and reproductive systems
5.To gain ability usability of avian hematology in veterinary practice
6.To have knowledge about bird migration mechanisms
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Sensory physiology in avian species
Week 2 - Theoretical
Digestive physiology in avian species
Week 3 - Theoretical
Circulatory physiology in avian species
Week 4 - Theoretical
Respiratory physiology in avian species -I
Week 5 - Theoretical
Respiratory physiology in avian species -II
Week 6 - Theoretical
Endocrine physiology in avian species
Week 7 - Theoretical
Immune system in avian species
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Kanatlı hayvanlarda termoregülasyon-I
Week 10 - Theoretical
Thermoregulation in avian species -II
Week 11 - Theoretical
Hematology in avian species -I
Week 12 - Theoretical
Hematology in avian species -II
Week 13 - Theoretical
Physiological assessment of vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can be seen in poultry
Week 14 - Theoretical
Presentations (about migration)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations (about respiration)
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz4%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment2216
Term Project110111
Quiz42112
Midterm Examination19110
Final Examination118119
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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