Animal Husbandry II Practise

Composite Course Information
Parent Course4.4 Animal Husbandry II
Component Courses
  1. 4.4.00 Animal Husbandry II Theory
  2. 4.4.01 Animal Husbandry II Practise
Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΗ ΖΩΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ ΙΙ (ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ) / Animal Husbandry II Practise
Code4.4.01
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolVeterinary
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course 4.4 Animal Husbandry II
StatusActive
Course ID600000625

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course428.5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours64
Class ID
600131314
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. Acquire the necessary knowledge required for the proper handling of pigs, poultry species, horses, dogs, cats, rabbits and experimental animals 2. Acquire a thorough knowledge of the physiology of these species and to have the ability to recognize their physiological needs within their living space 3. Acquire a thorough knowledge of the productive capacity of the animals 4. Acquire a thorough knowledge of the layout and organization of a farm animal unit 5. To be able to provide basic recommendations for hygiene and biosecurity of farm animal species and companion animals 6. 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
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Practicals (64 hours) Faculty Staff: G. Arsenos, G. Valergakis, G. Papadopoulos, P. Fortomaris 1-6th hours Demonstration of the pig housing facilities of pig farms, layout and equipment of specialized barns. Age and genotype identification. 7-12th hours Demonstration of the pig rearing systems and methods. Evaluation of the body formation in relation to age, sex, genotype and rearing method. 13-18th hours Evaluation of pig carcasses in relation to the farming method. Identification of potential problems in the pig farming and estimation of their effects on the health and welfare of the farmed animals. Suggested solutions. 19-24th hours Demonstration of the hen housing facilities of poultry farms, layout and equipment of specialized barns for broilers. 25-28th hours Evaluation of poultry carcass. Identification of potential problems in the poultry farming and estimation of their effects on the health and welfare of the farmed animals. Suggested solutions. 29-34th hours Demonstration of the hen housing facilities of poultry farms, layout and equipment of specialized barns for hens. 35-38th hours Evaluation of quality of the eggs. Identification of potential problems in the poultry farming and estimation of their effects on the health and welfare of the farmed animals. Suggested solutions. 39-44th hours Demonstration of the hen housing facilities of poultry farms, layout and equipment of specialized barns for the breeders. Identification of potential problems in the poultry farming and estimation of their effects on the health and welfare of the farmed animals. Suggested solutions 45-48th hours Approaching and handling of horses. Identification of breeds, coloration and special characteristics of equine. 49-51th hours Assessment of age of horses in the laboratory. 52-55th hours Identification of dog breeds. Approaching, constrain and training of dogs. 56-61st hours Demonstration of rabbit housing facilities. Demonstration of the rabbit farming systems and methods. Identification of age and breed or the mixed-breed type. 62-64th hours Demonstration of the layout and equipment of the specialized pens for laboratory animals. Identification of species, breed or mixed-breed type.
Keywords
husbandry of pigs, poultry, equine, rabbits, laboratory animals, dog, cat
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Last Update
25-11-2020