Course syllabus A15-0154-B - Basics of Animal Production (FAaFR - SS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0154-B
Course unit title: Basics of Animal Production
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
During the semester 2 written exams (40 points).
The final exam is combination (written and oral) for 60 points.
For final A level student must gain at least 93 points, for B level 86 points, C level 79 points, D level 72 points and E level 64 points. Student will gain credits for course if level is from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal is to understand the biological basis for explaining the production ability of farm animals and biological requirements of the individual animal categories in relation to the environment and the use of techniques and technologies
Course contents:
Students will obtain knowledge of current and prospective application of livestock and its position in the economy, food production and by-products. After graduating student gains knowledge about biological regularities aimed at producing ability of livestock. They will get acquainted with the most important breeding and utility types of cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, poultry end horses in relation to various production system. Students will become familiar with the basic requirements for breeding and management in different housing systems technology. The student will acquire knowledge that basic biological and physiological requirements of individual species and categories of animals must be respected in the development of techniques for animal husbandry.
Recommended or required reading:
STRAPÁK, P. -- VAVRIŠÍNOVÁ, K. -- BUČKO, O. -- ARPÁŠOVÁ, H. Živočíšna výroba. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2013. 183 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0993-7.
MLYNEK, J. -- VAVRIŠÍNOVÁ, K. -- STRAPÁK, P. -- MLYNEKOVÁ, E. Živočíšna produkcia a výroba. 2nd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2011. 122 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0675-2.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Ondřej Bučko, PhD. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Klára Vavrišínová, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 15. 10. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Klára Vavrišínová, CSc. and programme supervisor

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

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