Fundanentals of Animal Nutrition Practise

Composite Course Information
Parent Course
Component Courses
  1. 2.4.00 Fundanentals of Animal Nutrition Practise
  2. 2.4.01 Fundanentals of Animal Nutrition Theory
Course Information
TitleΒΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΑΡΧΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΡΟΦΗΣ (ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΑ) / Fundanentals of Animal Nutrition Practise
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course
Course ID600000728

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Ktīniatrikīs (2020-2021)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours32
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to understand the fundamentals of nutrition and to perform chemical analysis on feeds
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
3 hours Sampling of raw materials – Chemical analysis of feedstuffs according to Weende system 3 hours Chemical analysis and determination of moisture and dry matter 3 hours Chemical analysis and determination of inorganic substances 3 hours Chemical analysis and determination of lipids 3 hours Chemical analysis and determination of proteins 3 hours Chemical analysis and determination of crude fiber 3 hours Measurement of energy content of feedstuffs and determination of basal metabolism of animals 3 hours Measurement of digestibility (in vivo & in vitro methods) 3 hours Determination of lipid oxidation of feedstuffs 3 hours Determination of fatty acids of feedstuffs
Nutrition, Digestibility, Feed additives, Chemical composition, Nutrients
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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