Course syllabus A15-0080-B - Breeding of Exotic Animals (FAaFR - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0080-B
Course unit title: Breeding of Exotic Animals
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: Special Animal Husbandry - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Management od Animal Production - bachelor (elective), 5. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
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.

Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge in keeping, nursing and breeding environment settings of exotic animals needed for their welfare and reproduction. He will acquire principles of choosing food, its preparation and incorporating into nutrition schemes of various animals.
Course contents:
Dispersion and biological characteristics of individual groups and species of exotic animals - primates, carnivores, insectivores, rodents, marsupials. Technology of keeping in captive reproduction, nutrition and feeding demands, basic principles of care and health. Protection legislation about keeping, protection and trade of exotic animals.

Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Encyklopedie zvířat od A do Z. Ostrava : Blesk, 1993, 560 s. ISBN 80-85606-22-4
HOLEČKOVÁ,D.-DOUSEK,J. 2003. Podmínky chovu savců volne žijícich druhů v zajetí. Dvůr Králové : ZOO, 2003, 72 s.
TILČ,K.-ELIÁŠ,J. 1981. Chov zvierat v ZOO. Bratislava : Príroda, 1981, 109 s.
VERHOEF-VARHALLENOV8, E. 2001. Encyklopedia volně žijícich zvířat. Dobřejovice : Rebo Productions, 2001, 320 s. ISBN 80-7234-213-4

Language of instruction: Slovak
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 174

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


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

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