Denmark, Aarhus

Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle Herds

when 5 August 2019 - 15 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 138

The course will handle feed supply, including crop rotation, crop production, effects on self-supply, and optimization of feed allocation within and among animal categories/groups, including forage/concentrate ratio. Further feed production is described, including the effect of conservation and processing on feed quantity and quality. Feed evaluation including feed analyses and evaluation, and variation between different systems in energy and protein values and input parameters is discussed. Further nutrient requirements, and effects of ration formulation on cows response on individual and group level, as well as feed intake capacity is discussed.

Course leader

Martin Riis Weisbjerg

Target group

Master's level

Fee info

EUR 138: Exchange students: No Fee

Freemovers, EU/EEA: 138 EUR

Freemovers, NON-EU/EEA: 1159 EUR

Books, course materials, social programme, and housing are not included in the fee.


No scholarships available.