Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WD207100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 家畜飼養管理学I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Animal Nutrition and Physiology I
オビツ タケト,スギノ トシヒサ,カワカミ シンイチ,ブンゴ タカシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Fri1-4:ABS C201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture by on-line 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Energy metabolism, Protein metabolism, Feeding standard, SDG_02  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To learn the basic knowledge on feed,nutrition, physiology, metabolism for livestock production.
Class Schedule 1st: Introduction. Variety of feeds
Nutritional value, feed nutrients, feed staffs
2nd: Evaluation of nutritional values
Digestibility, energy values, dietary protein
3rd: Functional feeds
Micronutrients, functional components, environmental effects
4th: Digestion and Absorption in Domestic Animal
Carbohydrate, Protein, Lipid
5th:  Nutrition and Metabolism in Mono-gastric Animal
Energy, Amino acid and Lipid metabolism
6th:  Nutrition and Metabolism in Ruminat
Energy, Amino acid and Lipid metabolism
7th: Endocrinology and Metabolism in Domestic Animal
Controlling Metabolism and Lactation
8th: Thermal environment and animal physiology
9th: Body temperature control in monogastric animal
10th: Body temperature control in ruminant animal
11th: Heat and cold stress
12th: What is animal behavior?
Animal behavior, innate behavior, learned behavior
13th:  Feeding and drinking behavior and animal production
Feeding behavior, drinking behavior, neurotransmitters
14th: Emotional behavior of animals
Affect, aggressive behavior, amygdala, hypothalamus
15th Territory and rank order formation in animal groups
Territory, rank order,


Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding: DC Church and WG Pond, Published by John Wiley and Sons, 1988; available at B 509 room  
PC or AV used in
Power point, Bb9 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
When you do not have the basic knowledge on this lecture, the preparation work to each lesson is desirable.  
Grading Method Quality of presentations and results of examination
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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