Livestock Health Management
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To give students the elements for the evaluation of body condition score in dairy cattle, with the aim to monitorate the health status and reproductive efficiency of animals.
To give students elements for the evaluation of sexed semen in cattle breeding.
To give students elements for the evaluation of the production parameters of milk to be sold as fresh.
Course contents summary
BCS estimation in dairy cattle.
Use of sexed semen in cattle production.
Production of milk to be sold as fresh.
Printed papers obtained during the practical lessons.
Practical lessons and visit to animal production facilities
Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam with open answers test