Farming in the Alps

A.Y. 2020/2021
4
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/19
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
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.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 4
Field activity: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Zannotti Michele
Professor(s)