Morphological evaluation and ethnology in animal production

A.Y. 2020/2021
4
Max ECTS
32
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/17
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course will provide scientific and cultural bases to contribute to the development and improvement of animal husbandry in a continuous changing environment.
Expected learning outcomes
During the course it will be acquired the following informations: the basics of animal domestication, demographic analysis and production of the main farmed breeds, the methodology currently used for morphological
and functional evaluation of the subjects.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
The course will preferably be held in the presence, in compliance with the law in force. Any updates will be communicated as soon as possible.
Course syllabus
Notes on the farm animals domestication Demography of the main breeds Production parameters of the main breeds Definition of "Zoognostica" Definition of breed Analysis of the various regions of the body and evaluation of morpho-functional correlations. Measures and somatic indices The linear morphological evaluation in dairy cattle and beef. Evaluation of the usefulness and applicability of the latest technologies of genetic analysis.
Prerequisites for admission
Not al all
Teaching methods
Frontal examination
Teaching Resources
Notes available on the ARIEL website
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral Examination
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Parma Pietro
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Production, Landscape, Agroenergy, Building 6