Course syllabus A15-0081-I - Breeding of Fur Animals (FAaFR - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Breeding of Fur Animals
Level of study:
Course supervisor:
Supervising department: Department of Small Animal Science (FAaFR)
Semester: Special Breeding Industries - master (required), 1. semester
Teaching hours per week:
1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods : Lectures 13 lessons
Seminars 26 lessons
Individual work 65 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (4 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
100 point written test. For obtaining the evaluation "A" is necessary receive least 93 points, for evaluation "B" minimum 86 points, for evaluation "C" minimum 79 points, for evaluation "D" minimum 72 points and for evaluation "E" least 64 points. Student acquires credits for subject only in the case of A - E evaluation.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge from fur processing and information from fur animals keeping. Student will get practical information on primary processing and handling of fur raw materials, its assortment, qualitative evaluation and marketing
Course contents:
Fundamentals of fur production - resources, importance, properties and economic implementation of fur. Keeping of carnivorous and herbivorous fur animals. Biology, reproduction, keeping technology and processing of primary production.
Production of wild fur animals species.
Recommended or required reading:
Rafay, J. a kol. 2009. Chov králikov. Nitra . CVŽV, 2009, 137 s. ISBN 978-80-89418-00-8
SKŘIVAN, M a kol. 2002. Chov králikov a kožušinových zvierat. Praha : ČZU, 2002, 247 s. ISBN 80-213-0955-5
TOČKA,I. 1992. Chov kožušinových zvierat. Nitra : VES VŠP, 1992.

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 135

65,9 %17,8 %
10,4 %
3,7 %
2,2 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Jozef Gašparík, CSc. (lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jana Hanusová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Peter Šmehýl, PhD. (instructor)
Supervisor signature and last modification: 17. 10. 2018

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/17/2018.

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