14D2I50 - Basics of building construction and hygiene of animal production, housing and transportation

Course specification
Course titleBasics of building construction and hygiene of animal production, housing and transportation
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Radislava Teodorović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalStudent has to obtaine knowledge and skills necessarry for research of effects of housing building and characteristics on health status and production, and to understand the influences of transportation on animal health and quality of animal products.
      The outcomePhD student should understand the importance of the basic principles of construction of production facilities and hygiene depending on the specific type of animal as well as the impact of facilities on the state of health and performance of animals and quality of products of animal origin.
      Contents of lecturesTheory (lectures): Basic principles of design of farm buildings and maintainance. Positioning of the stables. Building materials – different categories and quality. Basic priciples and standard construction and division of animal houses. Lighting and management of light. Ventilation. Thermal bilance in stables. Hygienic aspect of stable organization, equipment and mechanization. Construction of horse stables. Construction of cattle farm buildings. Construction of pig farm buildings. Construction of sheep farm buildings. Costruction of poultry farm. Design of laboratory animal housing. Environmental impact of animal housing design. Importance of animal housing and farm practice hygiene. Poultry farm and productio hygiene. Pig farm and production hygiene. Cattle farm and production hygiene. Sheep and goat farm and production hygiene. Horse farm and production hygiene. Hygiene of pet animal housing and keeping. Animal transport and transportation hygiene. Licencing for animal transportation. Animal handling during embarking and shipping.
      Contents of exercises
      1. 1.Radenković-Damnjanović Brana, Praktikum iz zoohigijene, II izdanje, Fakultet veterinarske medicine Univerzitet u Beogradu, VMD, Beograd, 2010. (Original title)
      2. 2.Vučinić Marijana, Radenković-Damnjanović Brana, Petričević S, Gajenje nojeva, Nolit, Beograd, 2003. (Original title)
      3. 3. Vučinić Marijana, Radenković-Damnjanović Brana, Dobrobit i ponašanje svinja, knjiga, Galenika a.d. Beograd, 2000. (Original title)
      4. 4.How to Build Animal Housing: 60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, and Much More Paperback, 2004. (Original title)
      5. 5.Seaton HB, Baxter MR, MacCormack JA, Farm Animal Housing and Welfare, Technology & Industrial Arts, 1983. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTheoretical education with interactive learning and usage of audio-visual methods; -Preparation of the student seminar, written paper and public defending with discussion;
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper70
      Practical lessons0Oral examination0