03380 - Feed Technology

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Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The module would be structured to teach the students how the regulations governing the preparation and sale of feeds work, as well as the characteristics, the possible contaminations and the technological treatments of raw materials, the main preparation and feed techniques and their advantages. The students will be able to assess the qualitative characteristics of the feed.

Course contents

  • Feed mill organization
  • Feed mill structure
  • Feed formulation
  • Feed treatments
  • Feed additives
  • Feed issues and impairments
  • Feed quality
  • Feed legislation
  • Feed traceability
  • GMO
  • Training in raw material characterization

Teaching methods

The course is structured with frontal lessons and training sessions

Assessment methods

At the end of the course, exams will be fixed together with the other nutrition modules

Teaching tools

  • Detailed slides
  • Raw materials available for consulting
  • Visit to the feed mill

Office hours

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