Zooculture

A.Y. 2020/2021
10
Max ECTS
104
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/20 VET/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course will consider the rearing systems of poultry excluded from intensive production and those related to birds reared for hunting and restocking; the anatomy of aquatic species and the aquaculture systems of cultured fish for enhancing stocks, with principles of inland water ecology; the rearing systems of lagomorphs. The main biological characteristics, the rearing cycles and related problems of the different genetic resources will be presented and discussed.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding. The student will acquire knowledge of the avifauna farming systems bred for hunting or repopulation purposes; knowledge of the anatomy of fish species; methods of reproduction and breeding of fish for the purpose of repopulation, with notions of ecology of inland waters; knowledge of lagomorphs breeding systems.
Applying knowledge and understanding. The student will acquire skills and abilities to manage avifauna farming, lagomorphs and fish species of conservation interest and will be able to correctly define and frame practical problems related to the reproduction and conservation of these animal species.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
First semester
Anatomy of fish
VET/01 - VETERINARY ANATOMY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Poultry, fish and lagomorphs rearing
AGR/20 - AQUACULTURE, POULTRY AND RABBIT SCIENCE - University credits: 8
Practicals: 48 hours
Lessons: 40 hours