Biosecurity and management

A.Y. 2015/2016
14
Max ECTS
136
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18 VET/05 VET/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Immunonutrition
Course syllabus
Lectures
Immunonutrition general aspects (1 hour)
Ban on antibiotic growth promoters (1 hour)
Immune system (2 hours)
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) (2 hours)
Omega 3 fatty acids (2 hours)
Nucleotide and amino acid (2 hours)
Fiber, prebiotics e and probiotics (2 hours)
Natural extracts - Vitamin and microelement (2 hours)
Application in human nutrition (2 hours)

Practical training
Individuation of commercial products - Research on internet and on field journals (4 hours)
Visit of a field exhibition (4 hours)
Analysis of a commercial product characteristics and draft a report on this product (8 ore)
Biosecurity of poultry and rabbit farms
Course syllabus
MODULE OBJECTIVES: To describe the biosecurity challenge to prevent the diseases on poultry, rabbit and game bird production. Geographic relationship of reared animals, building location, and specific cleanup procedures are discussed. Our ability to predict and/or protect farmed animals is dependent on the true efficacy of biosecurity measures.

PROGRAMME:
Lectures:
Anatomy and physiology of poultry (2 hours)
Biology of Lagomorfa (2 hours)
Biosecurity of poultry (4 hours)
Hygiene and care of poultry breeders and layers (2 hours)
Hygiene of brooder house (baby chicks and turkey poults) (2 hours)
Hygiene of Lagomorfa production (2 hours)
Hygiene of game birds production (2 hours)

Exercises:
Plan of a poultry and/or rabbit house according to biosecurity measures (6 hours).
Identification of the main diseases of commercial poultry (in necropsy house) (6 hours)
and of rabbit (4 hours)
and of game birds (2 hours).
Visit poultry or rabbit farms (4 hours).

FINAL EXAMINATION:
The examination is an interview

BOOK REFERENCE: Notes and files of the professor (c/o library of the faculty of Veterinary Medecine of Milan).
G. Asdrubali, A. Fioretti: Manuale di Patologia aviare, Point Vétérinaire Italie, Milano 2009
M. Bestman, M. Ruis, J. Heijmans, K. van Middelkoop: Segnali dal pollo. Guida pratica per l'allevamento avicolo (trad. italiana). Ed. Ital. Emmedue Consulting, 2010
P. S. Marcato, R. Romini: Patologia del coniglio e della lepre. Esculapio, Bologna, 1986.
Parasitology and biosafety
Course syllabus
The course aims to transfer knowledges on biology and health and consequences of parasites of agricultural animals finalized to management and prevention of parasitic diseases.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Immunonutrition
Course syllabus
not provided
Biosecurity of poultry and rabbit farms
Course syllabus
not provided
Parasitology and biosafety
Course syllabus
not provided
Biosecurity of poultry and rabbit farms
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 8
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 56 hours
Professor: Gallazzi Daniele
Immunonutrition
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Rossi Raffaella
Parasitology and biosafety
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours