Livestock, environment and food safety

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18 AGR/19
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
First aim of the course is to provide information and knowledge on the influence of animal husbandry on the territory and the environment, underlying the strong relationships with other areas such as pedology, agronomy, economy. Several practical examples of the positive or negative influence of animal production on the environment in different situations (intensive, semi-extensive, extensive systems) will help the student to learn, but also to develop a critical approach in the evaluation process. This will be essential when and if he/she will be implicated in a private or public process of decision/management. Second aim of the course is to analyze different aspects of the quality of food of animal origin and to study the influence of husbandry systems on quality of animal products.
Expected learning outcomes
After passing the exam, the student will have acquired knowledge and expertise in terms of methodological and executive approach as far as animal production and environment are concerned. Particularly, he/she will have a more clear and holistic view of the issue (animal husbandry and the environment) and will be able to face it, together with experts of the different areas involved. In addition the student will have acquired tools and methodologies to assess and manage quality issues in the production of animal derived food at farm level, for technical or managerial activities with farms, food industries, retails.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
First semester
Zootecnia e ambiente
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 0
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 0
Field activity: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Zootecnia e sicurezza alimentare
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 0
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 0
Field activity: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
On appointment
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali, sez. Zootecnia
Reception:
by appointment
Dipartimento di Scienze Animali - Sezione di Zootecnica Agraria - Facoltà di Agraria - Via Celoria 2