Course syllabus A15-0079-B - Exotic Birds Breeding (FAaFR - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code: A15-0079-B
Course unit title:
Exotic Birds Breeding
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Management od Animal Production - bachelor (elective), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Credit granting is subject of seminar work elaboration
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge about bionomy and breeding principles of common species of exotic birds from the view of its nourishment, climatic and technological requirements. Theoretical base should be utilized in making own breeding facilities and choosing adequate breeding species, sharing to activities of Slovak Breeders Associations, attending bird exhibitions, eventually in obtaining of exotic birds judge certificate.
Course contents:
Importance of exotic birds breeding. Morphological and physiological properties of the exotic birds. Nutrition – a distribution and description of the types of feed, feed hygiene. Hygiene of breeding – health protection, diseases of birds. Technological requirements for breeding facilities. Parrots - origin and biological characteristics, exterior, principles of rearing and breeding, systematics. Singing birds - the origin and biological characteristics, exterior, principles of rearing and breeding, systematics.
Recommended or required reading:
ARPÁŠOVÁ, H. Chov exotického vtáctva. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2011. 127 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0568-7.

ASMUS, J. – LANTERMANN, W. 2013. Malí a střední australští papoušci. České Budějovice : Dona, 192 s. ISBN 9788073221690
LOW, R. 2013. Výživa papoušků. České Budějovice : Dona, 2013, 192 s. ISBN 9788073221676
PAVLECH, Ľ. 2011. Slovenské názvoslovie papagájov. Nové Mesto nad Váhom : Tising, 44 s.
PAVLOVEC, P. - VÍT, M. 2008. Astrildovití ptáci.(Chovatelská encyklopedie). České Budějovice : Dona, 432 s. ISBN 9788073221133
REINSCHMIDT, M. 2009. Umělá inkubace a ruční odchov papoušků. České Budějovice : Dona, 126 s. ISBN 9788073221331
VAN KOOTEN, A. 2011. Papoušci. České Budějovice : Dona, 392 s. ISBN 9788073221478
VAŠÍČEK, M. 2003. Papoušci Afriky a Asie. Kosmonosy : Barko, 2003, 196 s.

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 245

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Henrieta Arpášová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jana Hanusová, PhD. (instructor)
Last modification:
17. 10. 2018
doc. Ing. Henrieta Arpášová, PhD. and programme supervisor

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

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