Hygiene of Bovine Production

A.Y. 2019/2020
10
Max ECTS
104
Overall hours
SSD
VET/05
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aims of the course are train students on the analysis of critical point in the bovine farms (dairy and beef) with specific focus on data analysis produce from DHIA or collected from the farmer, The final scopus could be the increase in milk quality or improve of viral diseases control. Part of teh course will be organize in different commercial farms with different management, housing, and diffeent bacteria or viral problem. Different practition or expert will be able to integrtae part of teh course with personal experience
Expected learning outcomes
At course completion the student will have an updated perspective of management of dairy and beef farm but also the possibility to use the program or software. Students will also acquire analytical and presenting skills related to the course topics.
Course syllabus and organization

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Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
Introduction of the course and discussion on the ratings obtained in previous years
Meeting / seminar with students from previous years to discuss the contents of the course and identify any strengths and / or weaknesses (2h)
Problems of hygiene standards on the farm (10h)
Principles of animal welfare in farms (2h)
Welfare and importance of the health status of breeding in its economic and social effects (2h)
Programming of surveillance, control and prevention against infectious and contagious diseases in particular mastitis, respiratory disease and lameness (10h)
Epidemiology (4h)
Classification of animal diseases (2h)
Interaction between pathogen and host environment (2h)
Analysis of critical points in the farms (10h)
Type of analysis to be made and sent to various laboratories of reference (2h)
Prerequisites for admission
On the base of information provided in the previous years and with the possibility toimprove the information on bovine bacteria and virus but also to know basc information about dairy management s
Teaching methods
Lesson in the class but also in the farm with different case report
Bibliography
Pdf or ppt will provide from the teacher
Assessement methods and criteria
During the normal period we will have same evaluation with the student with case report and the final exam will be a ppt with all the data of the farm and suggestion to improve milk quality. Farmer will attend the exam
Hygiene of dairy farms and beef
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 7
Practicals: 32 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Moroni Paolo
Management plans prophylaxis
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Luzzago Camilla
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