Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9805001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name (AIMS) Animal Science and Technology
Subject Name
Subject Name in
(AIMS) Animal Science and Technology
オビツ タケト,クロカワ ユウゾウ,ウメハラ タカシ,スズキ ナオキ,ニシボリ マサヒデ,カワカミ シンイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:ABS C203
Lesson Style Lecture/Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture and practice in the university farm 
Credits 3.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of 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 AIMS-HU incoming students
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
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The lecture consists of animal breeding, reproduction, nutrition, feeding and farming system, behavior management in livestock production systems. Students also have field practice in the university farm and field trip visiting livestock research center.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Introduction, Current trend of animal production
Lesson 2 Animal nutrition and feed
Lesson 3 Animal reproduction
Lesson 4 Animal reproductive technology
Lesson 5 Animal physiology and behavior
Lesson 6 Animal physiology and behavior
Lesson 7 Japanese native chickens
Lesson 8 (Experiment) Experiment on ruminant nutrition
Lesson 9 Healthy dairy production  
Lesson 10 Healthy dairy production
Lesson 11 Summary of experiment on ruminant nutrtion
Lesson 12 Genetics: Domestication from wild animal, and history of animal breeding in the world
Lesson 13 Animal Genetics
Lesson 14 Methods of genome analysis
Lesson 15, 16, 17 Feeding for dairy and beef cows 
Text and handout will be distributed in the class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector will be used. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow the instruction of each lecturer.   
Requirements This course is provided in English.
Grading Method Final 40%, Cruise report 10% x 6 times= 60%

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  
Message This course is provided by the AIMS-HU program. 
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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