Extensive farming and eco-parasitology

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/19 VET/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il corso si prefigge di valorizzare la valenza multifunzionale dell'attività zootecnica integrata con la tutela delle componenti vegetali e faunistiche del territorio, anche in considerazione delle dinamiche dei parassiti nell'interfaccia domestico-selvatico.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Modulo: Tecnologie di allevamento estensivo
Course syllabus
Lectures:
- Introduction and definition of extensive husbandry systems (1 hour)
- Characteristics and problems of extensive husbandry systems (1 hour)
- Pasture management (carrying capacity, management techniques, etc.) (3 hours)
- Transhumant systems (summer grazing, nomadic sheep flocks) (3 hours)
- Extensive systems for meat production (cattle, swine) (2 hours)
- Extensive systems for fibre production (2 hours)
- Methods for predation prevention (2 hours)
- Tropical animal husbandry (2 hours)
Practice:
- Projection and discussion of videos (4 hours)
- Seminars (2 hours)
- On-farm visits (8 hours)
Modulo: Parassiti, biodiversità e salute ambientale
Course syllabus
Lectures:
- Definition of biodiversity and environmental health (2 hours)
- Parasites as components of the ecosystem (4 hours)
- Animal-parasite relationship and host specificity (6 hours)
- Environmental and zootechnical management in view of parasite control (2 hours)
- Farming management in view of public health protection (2 hours)


Exercises
- Activities in laboratory and computer classroom (6 hours)
- Projection and discussion of audio-visual material (2 hours)
- On-farm visits (8 hours)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Modulo: Tecnologie di allevamento estensivo
Course syllabus
Same as for attending students
Modulo: Parassiti, biodiversità e salute ambientale
Course syllabus
Same as for attending students
Modulo: Parassiti, biodiversità e salute ambientale
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Mortarino Michele
Modulo: Tecnologie di allevamento estensivo
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Mattiello Silvana
Professor(s)
Reception:
Wednesday 11.00-12.00
DIMEVET - - Lodi Via Dell'Università 6