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Additional course evaluations for HV0158

Academic year 2020/2021

Ruminant production (HV0158-20036) 2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2019/2020

Ruminant production (HV0158-20126) 2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19

Academic year 2018/2019

Ruminant production (HV0158-20130) 2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20

HV0158 Ruminant production, 15.0 Credits

Animalieproduktion – Idisslare

Syllabus approved



Animal science Agricultural science

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level


Title Credits Code
Dairy cows 8.00 1002
Beef cattle, sheep and reindeer 7.00 1003

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, at least 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G2F)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge






Formats and requirements for examination

  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information


Responsible department

Department of Animal Nutrition and Management

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom veterinärmedicin och husdjur (PN - VH)
Replaces: HV0061, LB0046
1) Principles of Cattle Production 3rd edition 2018 CABI
Author: C J C Phillips
ISBN: 9781786392701
Comments: finns t.ex. på Bokus både som häftad och e-bok
2) Growth of farm animals 3rd ed., CABI books.
Author: Lawrence, Fowler and Novakofski.
ISBN: 9781780641249
3) Får. 2007. Natur & Kultur
Author: Sjödin, E., Eggertsen, J., Hammarberg, K_E., Danell, Ö., Näsholm, A., Barck, S., Green, D., Waller, A., Hansson, I., Persson, S., Kumm, K-I.

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Acriculture Programme - Animal Science Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38054 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Animal science Agricultural science
Course code: HV0158 Application code: SLU-20008 Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Animal Nutrition and Management Pace: 100%