14D2I72 - Animal food safety

Course specification
Course titleAnimal food safety
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Dragan Šefer
  2. prof. dr Radmila Marković
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionThe student has to enroll in the semester of the subject
      The goalAcquiring knowledge about nutrients and their classification, methods of production, processing and preservation of animal feed, and the factors that influence feed spoilage, on the impact of hygiene and chemical composition of feedstuffs and feed on the health status and performance of different product categories and species as well as the quality of food of animal origin.
      The outcome1. Recognize the conditions under which it feed might spoil as well as to recognize the changes in a case when changes already occurred. 2. Define the degree of change in the quality of the feed and its impact on health and production performances of animals fed such feed. 3. Be able to detect irregularities and problems that occur as a consequence of inadequate nutrition.
      Contents of lecturesStorage of feed for animals. Preservation of feed. Processing of feed. Deterioration and harmfulness of feed for animals: physical, chemical and biological factors. The importance of bacteria and molds. Parasites feed. Feed poisoning: mycotoxins, organic poisons, inorganic matters. The regulations on the maximum allowable harmful and prohibited substances in animal feed.
      Contents of exercisesSampling protocols. Organoleptic inspection. Determination of feed usability. Fundamentals of analytical procedures: chemical, mycotoxicological and bacteriological analyses.
      1. 1. Opšta ishrana- Dragan Šefer, Zlatan Sinovec, FVM, 2008. (Original title)
      2. 2. Ishrana domaćih životinja- Jovanović R., Dujić D., Glamočić D.: Stylos-izdavaštvo, Novi Sad, 2000. (Original title)
      3. 3. Bezbednost hrane za životinje- Marković R., Petrujkić B., Šefer D., FVM, 2010. (Original title)
      4. 4. Mikotoksini- pojava, efekti i prevencija- Sinovec Z., Resanović R., Sinovec S., Caligraph, Beograd, 2006. (Original title)
      5. 5. Ishrana domaćih životinja- Nemanja Ševković, Simeon Pribićević, Isidor Rajić, Naučna knjiga, 1980. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingInteractive learning by means of audio-visual methods (PowerPoint presentation, video presentations), essay papers. Practical work in the Laboratory of Department of Nutrition and Botany, practical field work (feed producing plants and farms).
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper70
      Practical lessonsOral examination