Range Animal Nutrition

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΤΡΟΦΗ ΖΩΩΝ ΣΤΑ ΛΙΒΑΔΙΑ / Range Animal Nutrition
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000122

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the end of this course the students will be able to: 1) Know about the spatial and temporal organization of grazing 2) Estimate the nutritive value of forages 3) Determine the digestibility of forage species in vivo and vitro 4) Calculate the forage intake of grazing animals 5) Estimate the anti-quality factors of forages
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Relations of range vegetation with domestic and wild ungulates. Grazing behavior of livestock and effects on environmental balance. Nutritive value of range forage and its importance for animal production. Spatial and temporal grazing organization for optimization of multipurpose production.
Nutritive value of forage species, forage intake, grazing animal behavior
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • power point
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Internet, e-mail
Course Organization
Laboratory Work16
Reading Assigment10
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
Exams,Powerpoint presentations
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
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