Course: Sheep and Goats Herd Health and Production Management

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Course title Sheep and Goats Herd Health and Production Management
Course code 1680/V1MOK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kazatelová Zdenka, MVDr.
  • Skřivánek Miloslav, MVDr. CSc.
  • Fleischer Petr, MVDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lecture 1 Principles of preventive and production medicine (PPM) in sheep and goats Lecture 2 Reproduction management in sheep and goats Practical training 1 (farm visit) Reproduction management and metabolic status management in pregnant animals Lecture 3 Management of parasites control during breeders year Practical training 2 (practice) Making of parasite control programme in model sheep/goats farms Lecture 4 Health and performance management in the young Practical training 3 (farm visit) Health and performance management in the young Lecture 5 Sheep and goats nutrition - medical aspects. Organic farms, pet breeding Lecture 6 Health and production management in dairy goats Practical training 4 (farm visit) Health and production management in dairy goats Lecture 7 Preventive heard health programme (PHHP) in sheep and goats, general production goals, farm goals Practical training 5 (practice) Preventive heard health programme (PHHP) in sheep and goats

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The subject deals with preventive and production medicine in the herds of sheep and goats .The teaching focuses on prerequisites of optimal production - e.g. welfare. The students learn how to create heard health programs for metabolic health, periparturient health disorders, locomotion problems, mammary gland diseases, infectious and parasitic diseases and diseases of offspring. This all is done preferably from the perspective of the whole herd.

Prerequisites
Subject Sheep and Goats Herd Health and Production Management is superstructural. It's necessary to use knowledge from subjects Internal diseases of ruminants and Gynecology and reproduction. That means that this subject is for students in the fifth year of study. It will be open in the summer semester (2013/2014).

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Education is composed of lectures, practical trainings and visits of sheep and goats farms.
Recommended literature
  • Axman, R. a Sedlák, J. Základy veterinární péče o ovce a kozy pro chovatele. 2008. ISBN 978-80-904140-5-1.
  • Fantová, M. a kol. Chov koz. Praha, 2012. ISBN 978-80-209-0393-8.
  • Hofírek, B. a kol. Nemoci skotu. Brno, 2009. ISBN 978-80-86542-19-5.
  • Horák, F. a kolektiv. Chováme ovce. Praha, 2012. ISBN 978-80-209-0390-7.
  • Pugh, D.G. and Baird, A.N. Sheep and goat medicine. USA, 2011. ISBN 1437723535.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Veterinární lékařství (01) Veterinary medicine and veterinary prevention 5 Summer