Animal nutrition and feeding (advanced course)

A.Y. 2018/2019
8
Max ECTS
96
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to strengthen the basic
knowledge of the students in animal nutrition and to
develop in the students a critical comprehension of the
feeding systems and their relative issues, in a view able
of focusing at the same time on the productive aspects,
animal welfare and environmental impact.
Expected learning outcomes
The students develop the ability to analyze and evaluate
issues related to animal nutrition and feeding, having the
competence to deal with them appropriately.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
- Ecology of nutrition. Nutritional classification of animal species. Ecology and digestive physiology of modern herbivorous animals. Plasticity in feeding behaviour.- Digestion and metabolism. Animal digestive systems. Digestion in the stomach and sm
Teaching methods
- Nutrizione degli animali in produzione zootecnica ¿ di Mauro Antongiovanni -Ed. Edagricole, 2017.- Lectures notes Power Points PDF slides and other materials in ARIEL or given during the lessons.
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 8
Computer room practicals: 16 hours
Practicals: 48 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Rapetti Luca
Professor(s)
Reception:
Tuesday 14.30 -16.30
Office