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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFZ620 Rumen Physiology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to learn rumen morphology, rumen development, sulcus oesophagicus, rumen and reticulum movements, rumination and eructation, omasum and abomasum movements, rumen microorganisms, and digestion of carbohydrates, nitrogenous substances and lipids, the synthesis of vitamins, essential fatty acids and gases.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KAYA, Prof. Dr. Metin ÇENESİZ, Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. He/she knows compartments and functioning of the forestomach in ruminants.
  2. He/she knows metabolic activities and process occurring in the rumen.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Guyton, A.C., Hall, J.E. (2001). Textbook of Medical Physiology. 10th ed., W.B. saunder Company.Church, D.C. (1988). The Ruminant Animal Digestive Physiology and Nutrition. Waveland Press Inc., USAReece, W.O. (2009). Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals. 4th ed., Wiley-Blackwell, USAJames G. Cunningham (2002) Textbook of Veterinary Physiology. Third Edition, W. B. Saunders Company- Philedelphia, USAWhittow, G.C. (2000). Sturkie’s Avian Physiology. Academic Press, California.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
The course consists of the rumen morphology, rumen development, sulcus oesophagicus, rumen and reticulum movements, rumination and eructation, omasum and abomasum movements, rumen microorganisms, and digestion of carbohydrates, nitrogenous substances and lipids, the synthesis of vitamins, essential fatty acids and gases.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Rumen morphology
2.Development of rumen
3.Sulcus oesophagicus
4.Rumen and reticulum movements
5.Rumination and eructation
6.Omasum and abomasum movements
7.Rumen protozoa
8.Rumen bacteria and fungi
9.Midterms
10.Carbohydrate digestion in the rumen
11.Nitrogenous substances digestion in the rumen
12.Lipid digestion in the rumen
13.Vitamin synthesis in the rumen
14.Volatile fatty acids and rumen gases
15.
16.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study1100100
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
SUM150