Course syllabus A15-0190-B - General Hygiene of Animals (FAaFR - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
General Hygiene of Animals
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Farming - bachelor (required), 4. semester
General Agriculture - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Management od Animal Production - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester there will be 2 written tests with 20 points, working out the rotocols of practical exercises and a final oral exam for 60 points. To obtain grade A must be obtained at least 93 points, for the evaluation of at least 86 points B, C rating on at least 79 points, for the evaluation of at least 72 points D and E on the evaluation of at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students of subject obtain knowledge about microclimatic conditions, hygiene of living conditions for animals, building for animal and land, decontamination addvances and arrangements,prevention of animal diseases and zoonotic diseases.
Student is able to evaluate the possible risks of breeding environment and manipulation on health, production and welfare of domestic animals and to apply obtained knowledge into breeding system to diminish their effect.
Course contents:
Definition of basic terms of animal welfare and its requirements, principles of health and prevention of animal diseases. Principles of first aid in disease animals. Veterinary procedures. Infectious diseases caused by organ and breeding environment. Climatic conditions of animal housing facilities and their impact on production, breeding environment sanitation, health economics, quality and safety of animal products and handling of sewage, silage juices, liquid manure, slurry and manure. Students will learn methods of fixation of the animals, health screening, assessment, and ways to measure microclimate.
Recommended or required reading:
TANČIN, V. -- IMRICH, I. Všeobecná zoohygiena. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 152 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0805-3.

Jurášek, V. a kol.: Veterinárna parazitológia
Kotvas, R. a kol.: Zoohygiena a prevencia HZ I., 1988.
Kursa, J. a kol.: Zoohygiena a prevence chorob HZ, 1998.
Kursa, J a kol.: Zoohygiena a prevenceI, II. 1987.
Ondrašovič, m. a kol.: Veterinárna starostlivosť o životné prostredie, 1996.
Ondrašovič, M., Ondrašovičová, O., Hromada, R. a kol., Praktické cvičenia z hygieny chovu zvierat a welfare. Univerzita veterinárskeho lekárstva Košice, 2009, str. 115, ISBN 978-80-8077-176-8
Sokol, J. a kol.: Návody na cvičenia zo zoohygieny a prevencie HZ 1989.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 349

7,7 %
10,0 %17,2 %20,9 %
38,7 %
5,5 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Ivan Imrich, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Kanka, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Vladimír Tančin, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
17. 10. 2018
prof. Ing. Vladimír Tančin, DrSc. and programme supervisor

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

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