Sylabus predmetu 621A408 - Breeding of Goats (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: 621A408
Course unit title: Breeding of Goats
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits: 3
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Partial written test (2), seminar work
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the biology of the goats, technology and managing of goat herds, acquisition and processing of goat products, the economy and the use of goats in terms of a sustainable environment.
The student is able to apply acquired knowledge in managing of flock of dairy and meat goats, understand the importance of breeding work and can identify factors affecting the production and quality of primary goat products.
Course contents:
Status and peculiarities of goats in Slovakia and abroad. Domestication of goats and characteristics of goad breeds suitable for different production systems. Theoretical and practical aspects of the production of goat milk, meat, cashmere and mohair, their importance. Performance testing and evaluation of breeding goats. Principles of managing farms, technological systems and rearing techniques. Practical training on goat farm focuses on exterior description of goats and their evaluation, care of kids during rearing.
Recommended or required reading:
Fantová, M. a i. 2000. Chov koz, Praha : Brázda, 191s. ISBN 80-209-0290-2.
Hetherington, L. – Matthews, J.G. 1992. All about goats. 3. vyd. Ipswich, United Kingdom : Farming Press, 179 s. ISBN 0-85236-229-3.
Křížek, J. a i. 1992. Chov koz, Praha : Farm, 175 s. ISBN 80-901259-0-5.
Ochodnický, D. a i. 1989. Kŕmenie oviec a kôz, Bratislava : Príroda, 133 s. ISBN 80-07-00036-4.
Ochodnický, D. 1993. Moderný chov kôz, 2. vyd. Nitra : Animapress, 157 s. ISBN 80-85567-11-3.
Vedecké a odborné časopisy (Slovenský chov, Chov oviec a kôz), zborníky z vedeckých a odborných konferencií súvisiacich s problematikou chovu kôz.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 338

31,1 %16,0 %38,2 %5,3 %9,4 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. RNDr. Milan Margetín, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 15. 10. 2019
Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Milan Margetín, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/15/2019.

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