General Animal Husbandry Practical Practise

Composite Course Information
Parent Course
Component Courses
  1. 2.3.02 General Animal Husbandry Theory
  2. 2.3.01 General Animal Husbandry Practical Practise
Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΖΩΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ (ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ) / General Animal Husbandry Practical Practise
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course
Course ID600000622

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course213

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours18
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will gain a general understanding of livestock production at national and global level and its role in the national economy. Students will gain a basic understanding of animal management, such as aspects of animal behavior, nutrition and production characteristics of different species. Students will be able to evaluate the interactions of animals with the environment and the housing facilities. Students will be able to evaluate the construction of different livestock buildings and the implementation of preventive hygiene programs in farms.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Practical Training 4 hours Animal identification, approaching and handling (sheep, goats, horses, cattle, swine, poultry). 10 hours Identification of body areas of farm animals Sheep, Goat, Cattle, Equines, Pigs, Poultry. 2 hours Applications of genetic improvement programs. 2 hours Description and assessment of animal farms and buildings.
General Animal Husbandry, Animal Handling, Genetic improvement
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
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