Fundanentals of Animal Nutrition Practise

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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 Course214.5

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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