COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Cattle Production * ZTP   331 5 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Serap GÖNCÜ
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SERAP GÖNCÜ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
It has been shown that undergraduate students of zootechnical department have practical skills in milk cattle breeding, current breeding systems for cattle breeding, cattle shelters, cattle breeds, external structure characteristics and cultural and native cattle breeds and factors affecting milk production, milk quality, Using the information of breeding works in today's aquaculture systems, allows for applications in cattle breeding enterprises that are important in the future of Turkish agriculture
Content
It has been shown that undergraduate students of agriculture faculty have practical skills in milk cattle breeding, current breeding systems for cattle breeding, cattle shelters, cattle breeds, external structure characteristics and cultural and native cattle breeds and factors affecting milk production, milk quality, Using the information of breeding works in today's aquaculture systems, allows for applications in cattle breeding enterprises that are important in the future of Turkish agriculture

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
is be able to explain and apply basic theories related to major science and engineering courses in order to form a foundation which enables him/her to understand advanced level subjects related to his/her profession
2
is able to describe, intorduce and evaluate crop and animal production techniques, tools and equipment used in this area and explain role, importance and development of agriculture in national and world economy
3
is able to describe characteristics and interrelations of all stages from production to consumption in agricultural sector; is able to describe basic concepts related to efficienct and sustianable use of resources; is able to explain and apply basic econ
4
is able to explain concepts, thought, theory and methods related to major economic, social, natural, cultural, institutional, organizational and legal factors affecting activities in agricultural sector and rural areas, also national and international for
5
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
6
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
7
is able to apply ecosystem, biodiversity, sustainable resource management, rural development, planning and technology use related knowledge to crop and animal production and marketing processes
8
determines required data related to the analysis of problems encountered in agricultural sector, critically examines and uses those data, selects a proper frame, model and method for the analysis, and evaluates results of the analysis
9
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
10
is able to carry studies related to his/her field independently and according to the legal procedures; is able to give consultancy, supervising, and expertise services in those fields; is able to join to team works
11
is able to get access to actual and updated information in the field; is able to inquire knowledge obtained and use them for public benefit according to the purpose selected
12
is able to communicate with sepacialist and non-specialist people both in verbal and written form; is able to select most appropriate communications methods; is able to develop cooperation with stakeholders on producer and organization basis
13
acquires general and professional foreign language command at a sufficient level to observe professional developments and communicate with colleagues;is able to use information and communication technologies
14
is able to identify problems that can be encountered in agricultural sector; determines their context, evaluates effects of solutions, projects and policies applied in this context, produces solutions, projects and policy alternatives, foresees possible
15
is able to describe historical development of the profession, ethical principles obligatory during the performance of the profession and to be consicous of meticulous application of these principles

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The importance of beef cattle, the numerical and structural state of cattle in the world and our home, the place of cattle in the zoological system Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
2 Turkish native cattle breeds and important milk and meat cultivars breeders breeds, yield and morphological characteristics, type characteristics according to yield direction Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
3 Cattle barns types, cattle breeding and shelter characteristics hot and cold climate Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
4 Calf care and management, colostrum and milk feeding period, postpartum calf care Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
5 The anatomical structure of the mammal, lactogenesys, and factors affecting the amount and composition of lactation Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
6 Milking parlor types, milking machine mechanism,milking patterns, use of milking machines, milking hygiene Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
7 Milking parlor types, milking machine mechanism,milking patterns, use of milking machines, milking hygiene, Milking parlor types, milking machine mechanism,milking patterns, use of milking machines, milking hygiene, Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Milk yield calculation methods, milk yield corrections, breeding value estimation, Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
10 Breeding systems in dairy cattle and selection, Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
11 Cattle fattening, meat type cattle and condition score Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
12 Cattle fattening, meat type cattle and condition score Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
13 records, recording types, record keeping and evallutaion Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
14 Herd health care practices, widespread disease in the region and herd health care practices Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
15 Herd health care practices, widespread disease in the region and herd health care practices Sources given by lecturer and searching in web
16-17 Term Exams

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