976304 Advanced nutrition of monogastric livestock

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gierus, Martin , Schedle, Karl
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Repetition: practical feeding concepts to pigs and poultry.

Protein: the concept of the ideal protein, digestible amino acids, recent recommendations.

Minerals and trace elements: bioavailability, special effects, legacy.

Feed additives: pro-, pre-, sym-, antibiotics, phytogenic additives.

Feed hygiene: e.g. mycotoxines

Fat and fatty acids: effects on product quality.

Water: "the forgotten nutrient".

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Feeding concepts and recent topics in nutrition of monogastric livestock with special emphasis on pigs and poultry.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.