Course Information
TitleΖΩΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ-ΑΝΑΠΑΡΑΓΩΓΗ ΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΩΝ ΖΩΩΝ / ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - REPRODUCTION IN FARM ANIMALS
CodeΝ010Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001754

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 366
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 133
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600142921
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
General Foundation
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)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. have the basic knowledge on the breeding systems of farm animals . 2. have the basic knowledge about the reproductive system of farm animals. 2. recognize themost important farm animal breeds
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Livestock breeding in Greece and other countries. Sectors of animal production (importance, forms and breeding systems). Basis of Reproduction factors, Genetic variation and improvement, management and conservation of livestock. Brief description of the anatomy of the female and male reproductive system. Principles knowledge of the Physiology of reproduction (characteristics of the reproductive cycles, puberty - estrous cycle - estrous - ovulation - hormones involved in reproduction). Seasonality of reproduction. Fertilization, pregnancy, parturition. Reproduction of sheep, goats, cattle, pigs, horses. Reproductive traits of the major livestock breeds.Sheep production (breeds and production systems). Goat production (breeds and production systems). Cattle production (breeds and production systems). Poultry production (breeds and production systems) Pig production (breeds and production systems). Rabit production (breeds and production systems)
Keywords
Animal husdandry, Reproduction,
Educational Material Types
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
use of powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures52
Tutorial52
Exams3
Other / Others33
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΖΩΙΚΗ ΠΑΡΑΓΩΓΗ 2η έκδοση 2006. Ι.Χατζημηνάογλου, Δ.Λιαμάδης, Μ. Αυδή Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη
Last Update
22-01-2020