Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9805011 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Animal Science and Technology
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Animal Science and Technology
オビツ タケト,クロカワ ユウゾウ,ニシボリ マサヒデ,スギノ トシヒサ,カワカミ シンイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte:ABS C201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and practice in the university farm 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Applied Biological Science
Keywords Heredity, Biodiversity, Genome, Nutrient requirements, Feeding system, Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, Animal Behavior, SDG_02  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The lecture consists of animal breeding, nutrion, feeding  and management in livestock production systems. Students also have field practice in the university farm.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Introduction, Current trend of animal production
Lesson 2 Animal nutrition
Lesson 3 Environmental impacts of livestock production
Lesson 4 Genetics: Domestication from wild animal, and history of animal breeding in the world
Lesson 5 Genetics: Law of heredity, and understanding of biodiversity using a knowledge of genome and phylogenetics
Lesson 6 Genetics: Genomics analysis
Lesson 7 Feeding system for dairy and beef cows
Lesson 8 Classification and nutrient composition of feed for cows
Lesson 9 Farm management for dairy and beef cattle
Lesson 10 chicken production
Lesson 11 Behavior of chicken
Lesson 12 Physiology of chicken
Lesson 13 Growth of young cattle
Lesson 14 Nutritional physiology of dairy cows
Lesson 15 Metabolic disorder of dairy cows

Lesson 16 Final Exam 
Text and handout will be distributed in the class. 
PC or AV used in
PC projector will be used. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow the instruction of each lecturer.   
Requirements This course is provided in English.
For HUSA incoming students and other students, please refer to the syllabus L9805011. 
Grading Method Final 50%, Cruise report 10% x 5 times= 50%

90-100% Excellent (S)
80-89% Very Good (A)
70-79% Good (B)
60-69% Fair (C)
0-59% Fail (D)
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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