COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Ostrich Breeding VTS   307 5 3 3 7

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 Asst.Prof.Dr. Sinan KANDIR
Instructors
PINAR DEMİR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To gain information and skill over ostrich breeding, handling, management, incubation, feeding, diseases, and products obtained by ostrich and ostrich businesses issues.
Content
To gain information and skill over ostrich breeding, handling, management, incubation, feeding, diseases, and products obtained by ostrich and ostrich businesses issues.

Learning Outcomes
1) Will have information about the status of ostrich farming in Turkey and around the world.
2) Knows morphological, physiological and behavioral characteristics of ostriches (Struthio camelus).
3) Knows care, feeding and management issues in ostrich farming.
4) Knows reproduction in ostriches, factors affecting egg production, and hatchery management.
5) Knows features, evaluation, and marketing of ostrich products (meat, leather, feather), and the status of production and consumption.
6) Knows ostrich diseases and the ways to avoid from them.
7) Knows that the digestive systems of ostriches.
8) To obtain information on feeding and nutrition of ostriches.
9) Knows nutritional diseases of ostriches.
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Course Content
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1 Presentation of the curriculum, information about the status of ostrich farming in Turkey and around the World. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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2 The place of ostriches in the zoological system, morphological and physiological characteristics. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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3 Behavior and behavioral problems, and reproductive characteristics of ostriches. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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4 Egg production, embryonic development and incubation management of ostriches. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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5 Ostrich breeding systems and maintenance - management practices. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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6 General characteristics of ostrich enterprises, shelter, and equipment used. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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7 Production and marketing of ostrich products (meat, leather, feather), and the assessment of the production-consumption. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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8 MIDTERM EXAM MIDTERM EXAM Testing
9 Ostrich diseases, protection and control applications. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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10 Digestive system of the ostriches. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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11 Ostrich feeds. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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12 The preparation of rations for ostriches. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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13 Feeding and nutrition of ostriches. Reading lecture notes and reseources
14 Nutritional disorders in ostriches. Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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15 Nutritional disorders in ostriches / Final exam Reading lecture notes and reseources Lecture
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16-17 FINAL EXAM FINAL EXAM

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