Course syllabus A15-0076-B - Game Farming (FAaFR - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Game Farming
Level of study:
Course supervisor:
Supervising department: Department of Small Animal Science (FAaFR)
Special Animal Husbandry - bachelor (required), 6. semester
Farming - bachelor (elective), 4. semester
General Agriculture - bachelor (elective), 4. semester
Hipology - bachelor (elective), 6. semester
Hipology - bachelor (elective), 6. semester
Management od Animal Production - bachelor (elective), 4. semester
Teaching hours per week:
1/3 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 13 lessons
Seminars 39 lessons
Excursions, Field practices 4 lessons
Individual work 100 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 (6 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 new knowledge about biological aspects of farm breeding in practical farm conditions. The technological parameters of farm buildings, methods of reproduction, feeding and health care in relation with games biological traits are presented.
Course contents:
The subject of study on the lessons is zoological categorization of farmed game species and their biological characteristic. Breeding, technological, ethological and ecological aspects during establishing and operation of farms are teached. Nutrition according to the species, sex, age and biological cycle during the year are analyzed. Next solved problems are: breeding and reproductive traits, technological equipment, veterinary and deseases problems and economical effectivity. Practical exercises are carry out at farms near Nitra.
Recommended or required reading:
BAKOŠ,A. - HELL,P.1999. Poľovníctvo I. Bratislava : PaRPRESSS, 1999. 226 s.
De Vos, A. 1982. Deer farming. FAO 1982, 54 s. ISBN 0254-6019
HELL,P. - GAŠPARÍK,J.-SLAMEČKA,J.- KARTÚSEK,V. - PAULE,L.: 2006. Špecialny chov zveri. TU Zvolen, 2006.s. 228. ISBN 80-228-1669-8.
HILL, D. - ROBERTSON, P. 1988. The Pheasant. BSP Professional Books, Oxford, 1988, 210 s.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 221

43,4 %
21,7 %
14,9 %
8,1 %
11,3 %
0,6 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Jozef Gašparík, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Peter Šmehýl, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
17. 10. 2018

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

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