751-7103-00L  Animal Feed and Feeding of Ruminants

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersM. A. Boessinger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


751-7103-00 VFuttermittel und Fütterung beim Wiederkäuer2 hrs
Tue/108:15-12:00LFW B 1 »
M. A. Boessinger

Catalogue data

AbstractThe knowledge of the nutrition of ruminants and of the feeds used is deepened. Particular emphasis is put on the vairety of home-grown feeds, their production and conservation and their application in the nutrition of dairy cows, cattle and small ruminants. Finally, information on specific problems of animal nutrition is communicated.
ObjectivePurchase of basic skills in agricultural livestock nutrition.
ContentSummer and winter feeding of dairy cows - formulation of rations - fattening - rearing feeding - vitamin & mineral supplementation - feeding of calfs, sheep, goats - farm produced feed - green forage - roughage - dried roughage - silage - silage systems - root crops.
Lecture notesScript is available in German language and will be provided by each lecturer when starting his part the lecture.
LiteratureEine Literaturliste ist im Skript enthalten.
Prerequisites / NoticeFach mit benoteter Prüfung am Ende der Lehrveranstaltung.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersM. A. Boessinger
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

DocumentsSkript Futtermittel und Fütterung beim Wiederkäuer
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Agricultural Sciences BachelorAnimal SciencesW+Information
Agricultural Sciences BachelorElectivesWInformation