Livestock Health Management
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The students will acquire specific knowledge and skills relative to feeding, reproduction, clinical practice for the diagnosis of medical diseases, anatomical pathology and infectious diseases of livestocks, in particular bovine, equine and swine.
Course contents summary
During the course students will perform the following activities:
- computer rations formulation
- BCS estimation in dairy cattle
- theoretical- practical course on the macro and microscopic anatomy of the urogenital apparatus of the species of zootechnical interest
- laboratory techniques for the manipulation of bovine end equine embryos and for preattachment embryo sexing in bovine
- Clinical practice in dairy cattle herds oriented to the diagnosis of the most relevant medical diseases.
- theoretical- practical course on the basic autoptic techniques in anatomopathological diagnosis in peri and neonatal illnesses in livestocks
- setting up and interpretation of laboratory techniques for the direct and indirect diagnosis of bovine infectious diseases
depending on the course students will be evaluated by written exam and/or oral exam and /or practical test.