This course foresees to explain the zootechnical system in the Alps on the main sheep, goat and cattle breeds reared, the number of subjects and livestock production. A particular attention will be paid to the various types of farming and the different techniques used for grazing. The course also provides an exit teaching in the area.
Expected learning outcomes
The main cattle breeds in the Alpine region, indigenous and cosmopolitan, dairy breeds, and dual production breeds. The main goat breeds reared in the same geographical area. The lowland pasture, hills and mountains, the pasture and the transformation of milk in cheese.
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)