Game Propagation - Hunting Reserves Management

Course Information
TitleΕΚΤΡΟΦΗ ΘΗΡΑΜΑΤΩΝ-ΟΡΓΑΝΩΣΗ ΚΥΝΗΓΕΤΙΚΩΝ ΠΕΡΙΟΧΩΝ / Game Propagation - Hunting Reserves Management
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000125

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To develop an appreciation for the role of wildlife farming. To develop an understanding of modern wildlife farming issues. To develop a knowledge of the techniques useful for raising wildlife species. To lead discussions of possible consequences of hunting reserves and to support organizations responsible for wildlife farming.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Anatomy, physiology and embryology of birds. Incubation and rearing of game birds. Artificial propagation of pheasant, quail and partridge. Nutrition and diseases of game birds. Propagation of game mammals. Rearing and releasing techniques (pheasant, grey partridge, brown hare).
propagation techniques, birds, mammals, game species, releasing techniques
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπαγεωργίου, Ν.Κ. (1996) Εκτροφή Θηραμάτων. University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη.
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