Turkey, Quail, Duck and Goose Production

Course Information
TitleΕΚΤΡΟΦΗ ΙΝΔΟΡΝΙΘΑΣ, ΟΡΤΥΚΙΟΥ, ΠΑΠΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΧΗΝΑΣ / Turkey, Quail, Duck and Goose Production
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPaschalis Fortomaris
Course ID600003239

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses532

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours8
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 4.4.00 Animal Husbandry II Theory
  • 2.3.01 General Animal Husbandry Practical Practise
  • 2.3.02 General Animal Husbandry Theory
  • 2.3 General Animal Husbandry
  • 4.4.01 Animal Husbandry II Practise
  • 4.4 Animal Husbandry II
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able: 1. To acquire the necessary skills related to the correct approach of these poultry species in their breeding area. 2. To understand the normal function of the species but also to recognize its normal needs in its breeding-living environment. 3. To understand the basic principles of operation of the production (breeding) unit. 4. To apply the basic principles of hygiene and biosafety on the farm level. 5. To recognize production and general management problems and design protocols to deal with them.
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
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
1st - 6th hour Turkey Production 7th - 10th hour Quail Production 11th - 14th hour Duck Production 15th - 18th hour Goose Production Practical Training: 8 hours The practical approach consists of visits to turkey and quail farms and projects assignment to students.
Breeding, Turkeys, Quails, Ducks, Geese
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
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