Course syllabus P15-0070-B - Protection of Animals and Food Production (FBFS - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code: P15-0070-B
Course unit title: Protection of Animals and Food Production
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Food Safety and Control - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester: partial written test in the 5th/6th and 11th/12th week, total of 40 points.
Final exam: written test 40 points, oral exam 20 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understand to knowledgeabout the qualitative aspect of production and welfare, which is reflected on the health of the animal, meeting the needs of natural farming and ensuring the production of the final product. He is able to solve general and specific needs of animals in response to improved housing conditions. He is able to apply knowledge to optimize the conditions for rearing natural behavior of animals in relation to the production of quality and safe food of animal origin.
Course contents:
Welfare and measures to improve animals living conditions, protection of animals for food production. Adaptation, acclimatization, stress and learning of animal behavior - a positive deviation from the natural behavior in relation to food production. Measures to ensure the general and specific needs and conditions of animal welfare in relation to quality and food safety. Protection of animals for food production on the axis welfare and animal health, food safety and human health. Sustainable livestock farming systems, biotechnology and welfare.
Recommended or required reading:
Angelovičová, M,, Bulla, J. Ochrana zvierat a produkcia potravín, 2. vyd. Nitra : SPU, 2012, 146 s. ISBN 978-80-552-0884-8.
Angelovičová, M. 2018. Návody na cvičenia z ochrany zvierat a produkcie potravín, 1. vyd. Nitra : SPU. 61 s. ISBN 978-80-552-1887-8.
Angelovičová, M. 2019. Ochrana zvierat a produkcia potravín, 3. prepracované vyd. Nitra : SPU. 172 s.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
The subject is taught in the summer term
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 454

7,9 %
17,6 %
25,6 %21,6 %
22,0 %
5,3 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Mária Angelovičová, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jozef Čurlej, PhD. (instructor)
Last modification:
12. 3. 2019
prof. Ing. Mária Angelovičová, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 03/12/2019.

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