69963 - Professional Practical Training in Special Animal Production and Husbandry

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student knows:
- The management aspects that influence the productivity of pig rearing;
the relationship between feed and quality of PDO products;
the environmental impact of livestock farms;
- The management aspects of  herd of dairy cows and beef cattle; 
- The management issues that affect poultry and rabbit production,  the relationship between nutrition and meat quality;


Course contents

practical activities at a pig farm.
From forage to cheese: visit to a cheese factory in area of production of PDO (Parmigiano-Reggiano)
Characterization of fish and poultry and rabbit products: livestock parameters and food quality

Teaching methods

In-farm activity


Office hours

See the website of Luca Sardi

See the website of Pier Paolo Gatta

See the website of Giovanna Martelli

See the website of Luca Parma

See the website of Federico Sirri

See the website of Attilio Mordenti

See the website of Monica Grandi