Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3011006 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 農場実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Farm Practice
タニダ ハジメ,クロカワ ユウゾウ,セオ アイラ,オキタ ミキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
【More Details】
All lessons are  field work with short lectures at university farm. 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Animal Science
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding on animal production mechanisms and relations among animals, human society? And natural environment in fields
(Abilities and Skills)
・To be able to conduct breeding management, animal treatments, and experiments.
・To be able to concduct basic evaluation for breeding environment in animal production site.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・With regard to certain phenomena related animal production, to be able define one's target and summalize one's ideas about it and make a logical presentation by orally and in writings and answering the questions. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Build practical experience in dairy cattle, beef cattle and sheep management. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Course Introduction/Objectives/
lesson2 Farm animals handling 1: sheep
lesson3 Farm animals handling 2: sheep
lesson4Feeding management 1:Feeds and feeding
lesson5 Feeding management 2:Pasture management
lesson6 Feed and dung of dairy cattle
lesson7 Lactation:Process of milk production
lesson8  Farm animals handling 3: Dairy cattle
lesson9 Farm animals handling4: Dairy cattle
lesson10 System of estrus and pregnancy of Dairy cattle
lesson11 Farm animals handling5: Animal welfare
lesson12 wild animals and farm management
lesson13 Feeding management 3:Material circulation
lesson14 Feeding management 4:Silage production
lesson15 Wrap-up and review 
Handouts will be provided. 
PC or AV used in
PC and LCD 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read handouts provided by instructors 
Grading Method Attendance, effort, and attitude  50 points
Take home assignments 50 points 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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