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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VHB643 Feed Additives and Feed Technology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the feed additives and how they should be used in rations to promote the rations in terms of nutrients and teaching the methods of processing of feed materials used in animal nutrition and effects on animal health.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğrt. Üyesi Buğra Genç
Learning Outcomes
  1. Have knowledge about feed additives and their classifications.
  2. Have knowledge about feed additon of feed additives into the rations
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Ensminger, M.E., Oldfield, J.E., Hienemann, W.W. (1990). Feeds and Nutrition. 2nd ed. The Ensminger Publishing, California.
Coşkun, B., Şeker, E., İnal, F. 2000 Yemler ve Teknolojisi, 3. baskı, Selçuk Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi yayın ünitesi, KONYA
A, Ergün., Ş.D, Tuncer, İ, Çolpan, S, Yalçın., G, Yıldız., K, Küçükersan., S,Küçükersan., P, Saçaklı. (2011). Yemler, Yem Hijyeni ve Teknolojisi. Pozitif Matbaacılık, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Contains knowledge about what kind of feed additive should be used in situation of deficiencies in ration. Contains knowledge about requirement of feed materials processing, feed processing methods according to sources, the effect of feed processing on animal health, using of processed feed in rations, conditions of storage and presentation of treated feed to animals.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Defination of feed additives and their classification
2.Antioxidants, preservatives and antifungals
3.Binders, acidifiers, buffers
4.Silage additives
5.Colorants, flavor enhancers, vitamin-like substances
6.Amino acids, micro minerals, organic minerals Feeds used in fish nutrition
7.Midterm exam
8.By-pass fats, by-pass proteins, urea and other NPN compounds
9.By-pass fats, by-pass proteins, urea and other NPN compounds
10.Enzymes, plant extracts
11.Probiotics, prebiotics
12.Feed processing purposes, Roughage processing technology
13.Concentrated feed processing technology
14.Preparing mixed feed technologyLegal regulations for feed additives
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Criticising Paper5525
Self Study13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination188