Animal Husbandry I Practical

Composite Course Information
Parent Course3.4 Animal Husbandry I
Component Courses
  1. 3.4 Animal Husbandry I Theory
  2. 3.4.01 Animal Husbandry I Practical
Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΗ ΖΩΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ Ι (ΑΣΚΗΣΗ) / Animal Husbandry I Practical
Code3.4.01
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolVeterinary
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course 3.4 Animal Husbandry I
StatusActive
Course ID600000795

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Ktīniatrikīs (2020-2021)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course326

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours44
Class ID
600131174
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. Acquire a thorough knowledge of the physiology of cattle, sheep and goats and to have the ability to recognize their physiological needs within their living space 2. Acquire a thorough knowledge of the productive capacity of the animals 3. Acquire a thorough knowledge of the layout and organization of a farm animal unit 4. To be able to provide basic recommendations for hygiene and biosecurity of farm animal species 5. To be able to recognize any issues affecting the normal function of the farms and to be able to suggest solutions towards overcoming problems in the farm productivity
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1st-2nd hour Age determination of ruminants (in the laboratory) 3rd-6th hour Approach and handling of cattle. Identification of cattle breeds. Topography of body areas and parts in cattle. Assessment of body conformation. Body condition scoring of dairy and beef cattle and assessment of udder conformation in dairy cows. 7th-10th hour Approach and handling of small ruminants. Identification of small ruminant breeds. Topography of body areas and parts in small ruminants. Assessment of body conformation (young and adult animals). Body condition scoring and assessment of udder conformation in dairy sheep and goats. 11th-12th hour Function of the milking equipments. Technical specifications and control points associated with health and production. 13th-18th hour Visit to a dairy cow farm. 19th-24th hour Visit to a beef cattle farm. 25th-30th hour Visit to a dairy sheep farm. 31st-36th hour Visit to a dairy goat farm. 37th-40th hour Basic principles of hoof trimming in cattle. 41st-44th hour Basic principles of hoof trimming in sheep and goats.
Keywords
Βreeding, cattle, sheep, goats
Last Update
24-11-2020