Monogastric production system

A.Y. 2018/2019
Lesson for
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.
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 structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
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
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
Slide are made available to students during the course. Reference textbook: ¿Appunti di Suinicoltura¿ by Pier Giorgio Monetti ¿ Cristiano Giraldi Editore; ¿Manuale di allevamento suino¿ by Francesco Bertocchini e Iller Campani ¿ Edagricole; ¿Riproduzione nel suino¿ by Chiara Spelta, Roberto Spelta ed Emilio Tirloni ¿ Edizioni l¿Informatore Agrario; "Prontuario degli alimenti per il suino" by Daniele Cevolani - Edagricole; "Zootecnia Speciale" by Giuseppe Succi ¿ CittàStudiEdizioni. Notes from the course lessons. http://ariel.unimi.it/User/Default.aspx
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
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Professor(s)
Reception:
By appointment
Reception:
Tuesday 11-12
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