Monogastric production system

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/19
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Aim of the course is to provide the knowledge on the
swine management and feeding and notes on horse
rearing. Therefore to supply the tools to apply the recent
rearing techniques.Aim of the course is to provide the knowledge on the
swine management and feeding and notes on horse
rearing. Therefore to supply the tools to apply the recent
rearing techniques.
Expected learning outcomes
Tools and methods for a technical evaluation and an
appropriate management of pig husbandry. Basic
guidelines on horse farming.Tools and methods for a technical evaluation and an
appropriate management of pig husbandry. Basic
guidelines on horse farming.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Unit 1
Syllabus
Characteristics of the swine breeds and parameters for their
choice. Farming typologies for the reproduction and fattening.
Boars rearing: reproduction activity and semen evaluation,
management and feeding. Sows rearing: fertility and reproduction,
management and feeding. Piglets rearing: from birth to weaning
and the post-weaning. Fattening pigs rearing: management, farm
structures and equipment, feeding, light and heavy pig production
techniques. Disease prevention and animal welfare. Swine farm
costs. Organic swine farming: guidelines, techniques, productivity
and meat quality. Notes on the environmental impact of swine
farms. Slaughter and carcass evaluation. Meat characteristics and
quality.
Teaching methods
Il materiale utilizzato per le lezioni del corso è reso
disponibile agli studenti durante il corso. Si indicano,
inoltre, i seguenti testi: "Appunti di Suinicoltura" di Pier
Giorgio Monetti - Cristiano Giraldi Editore; "Manuale di
allevamento suino" di Francesco Bertocchini e Iller
Campani - Edagricole; "Riproduzione nel suino" di
Chiara Spelta, Roberto Spelta ed Emilio Tirloni -
Edizioni -Informatore Agrario; "Prontuario degli
alimenti per il suino" di Daniele Cevolani - Edagricole;
"Zootecnia Speciale" di Giuseppe Succi -
CittàStudiEdizioni. Fotocopie, distribuite durante il
corso, relative alle diapositive e ai lucidi illustrati e
commentati a lezione. On-line:
http://ariel.unimi.it/User/Default.aspx
Unit 1
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 4
Field activity: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Galassi Gianluca
Unit 2
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 2
Field activity: 16 hours
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Rapetti Luca
Professor(s)
Reception:
By appointment
Reception:
Tuesday 11-12
Office