Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 45 hours of lectures/practicals/tutorials |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
• Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel for modelling exercises; training provided in formulation packages
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Kristy Digiacomo
The subject examines the applications of new technologies in processing and analysis of feeds for a range of animal species. The subject will introduce empirical, mechanistic and telemetric models to evaluate animal performance under different dietary regimes. Furthermore, the implications of feed composition and evaluation on mechanistic modelling of nutrient uptake and utilization by the animal will be assessed. The modelling procedures will also be used to evaluate wastage of C and N in animal production systems with special emphasis on the losses of C as methane and N as ammonia and nitrous oxides.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences |
Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science
100 Point (A) Master of Agricultural Sciences |
150 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
200 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
Animal Science Specialisation
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