UNIVERSITY OF SARGODHA

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCES, COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

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COURSE OUTLINE                                                                                                  SPRING 2020

Course Title: FEED EVALUATION, FORMULATION AND PROCESSING
TECHNOLOGY

Course Code:              AN-402

Credit Hours:              3(2-1)

Instructor:                   Dr. Nasir Ali Tauqir

Email:                         tauqir041@hotmail.com

 

DESCRIPTION & OBJECTIVES

This course tells about types, availability pattern and characteristics of feed resources of Pakistan. It also critically studies nutrient composition, utilization and significance of different feed stuffs used locally for feed manufacturing of livestock commercial poultry

To acquaint students about the techniques involved in feed evaluation, formulation
and processing

CONTENTS

Theory
Techniques for estimating nutritive value of feed stuffs and their validity; in vivo and
laboratory techniques; factors affecting the nutritive value of feeds; measures of protein
quality for monogastric; protein efficiency ratio, gross protein value; the essential amino acid
index; protein evaluation systems for ruminants; natural toxicants of feeds and detoxification;
feeding systems for livestock and poultry; raw feed material handling and storage; mixing
processing and storage of finished; quality control in feed processing; forms of feeds and least
cost ration formulation for ruminant livestock; equine, pets and poultry; feed laws and
regulations.
Practical
Use of computer for least cost ration formulation for various classes of livestock and poultry;
availability pattern of feedstuffs in local market and their price structure; manufacturing of
wholesome feed; demonstration of feeding trials for estimating feed efficiency; visit of feed
mills.
Books Recommended

  1. Sharma, A.K. 2012. Animal Nutrition. Oxford Book Company, India.
  2. Anonymous. 2003. Commercial and Farm Bins. Owner/Operator’s Manual Book.
  3. Banerjee G.C. 1999. Feeds and Principles of Animal Nutrition. Oxford, IBH Publishing
    Co., Pvt., Ltd. New Delhi, India.
  4. Cheeke, P.R. 1992. Applied Animal Nutrition. Feeds and Feedings. Delmar Publishers, Canada.
  5. Ensminger M.E. J.E. Oldfield and W.W. Heinemann. 1990. Feeds and Nutrition Digest.
    The Ensminger Publishing Co., Clovis, California, USA.
  6. McEllihiney, R.R. 1994. Feed Manufacturing Technology IV. American Feed Industry
    Association, Co., Clovis, California, USA.

READINGS

  1. Sharma, A.K. 2012. Animal Nutrition. Oxford Book Company, India.
  2. Anonymous. 2003. Commercial and Farm Bins. Owner/Operator’s Manual Book.
  3. Banerjee G.C. 1999. Feeds and Principles of Animal Nutrition. Oxford, IBH Publishing
    Co., Pvt., Ltd. New Delhi, India.
  4. Cheeke, P.R. 1992. Applied Animal Nutrition. Feeds and Feedings. Delmar Publishers, Canada.
  5. Ensminger M.E. J.E. Oldfield and W.W. Heinemann. 1990. Feeds and Nutrition Digest.
    The Ensminger Publishing Co., Clovis, California, USA.
  6. McEllihiney, R.R. 1994. Feed Manufacturing Technology IV. American Feed Industry
    Association, Co., Clovis, California, USA.

COURSE SCHEDULE

WEEK

Topics and Readings Give Reading No from your list of readings above and its page nos. relevant to the topic(s) covered each week

DATES

Weeks

Topic

 

  1.  

Techniques for estimating nutritive value of feed stuffs and their validity

Internet material

(Practical) Use of computer for least cost ration formulation for various classes of livestock and poultry

13 to 15-January 2020

 

2

In Vivo and laboratory techniques for estimation of nutritive value.

Internet material, Wikipedia

(Practical) Use of computer for least cost ration formulation for various classes of livestock and poultry

20 to 22-January 2020

 

3

In Vivo and laboratory techniques for estimation of nutritive value.

(Practical) Use of computer for least cost ration formulation for various classes of livestock and poultry

27 to 29-January 2020

 

4

Factors affecting the nutritive value of feeds; measures of protein quality for monogastric.

 

 (Practical) Use of computer for least cost ration formulation for various classes of livestock and poultry

3-5 Feb 2020

 

5

Protein efficiency ratio, Gross protein value,

 

(Practical) availability pattern of feedstuffs in local market and their price structure

17-19 Feb 2020

 

6

The essential amino acid index

 

(Practical) availability pattern of feedstuffs in local market and their price structure

24-26 Feb 2020

 

7

Protein evaluation systems for ruminants

 

(Practical) availability pattern of feedstuffs in local market and their price structure

2-4 March 2020

 

8

Natural toxicants of feeds and detoxification

 

(Practical) availability pattern of feedstuffs in local market and their price structure

9-11 March 2020

 

9

Mid Test

16-16 March 2020

10

Feeding systems for livestock and poultry

 

(Practical) Visits to livestock farms and research institutes.

23-25 March 2020

 

11

Raw feed material handling and storage

 

(Practical) Visits to livestock farms and research institutes.

30 March to 1 April 2020

 

12

Mixing processing and storage of finished

(Practical) manufacturing of wholesome feed

6-8 April 2020

13

Quality control in feed processing

 

(Practical) ) manufacturing of wholesome feed

13-15 April 2020

14

Forms of feed

 

(Practical) demonstration of feeding trials for estimating feed efficiency

20-22 April 2020

15

Least cost ration formulation for ruminant livestock; equine, pets and poultry

 

(Practical) demonstration of feeding trials for estimating feed efficiency

27-29 April 2020

16

Least cost ration formulation for ruminant livestock; equine, pets and poultry

 

(Practical) demonstration of feeding trials for estimating feed efficiency

4-6 May 2020

 

17

Feed laws and regulations.

 

Revision

11-13 May 2020

 

18

Final Exam

18-20 May 2020

Note: You can reserve one week for sessional or mid-term exam, and if you wish, one week for student presentations of the assigned research project.

RESEARCH PROJECT

State here the prerequisites of the assigned research project, including term paper or lab assignment, etc.

ASSIGNMENT CRITERIA

Write here the distribution of the marks. You can choose any or all from below for the purpose.

Sessional: 08

Mid-term: 12

Final Exam: 20

Practical: 20

RUELS AND REGULATIONS

Following items are mandatory:

  • 80% class attendance.
  • Maintenance of Practical Copy.
  • Participation in all practical performances or class activities.

 

FINAL NOTE: The instructions above mentioned in italics and red color are for guidance only. Remove them while completing this course outline template. Your final course outline document should be in black color.

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