14I2I04 - Production and rearing of pigeons and cage birds

Course specification
Course titleProduction and rearing of pigeons and cage birds
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Radmila Resanović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Miloš Vučićević
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionThere is no requirement
    The goalAcquiring knowledge about proper breeding and care of pigeons and cage birds and learning about their biological characteristics in order to facilitate the understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
    The outcomeThe student should know the basic principles of breeding, care, nutrition, and basic diagnostic procedures that are applied in breeding pigeons and cage birds.
    Contents of lecturesThe most important species (pigeons and cage birds), Comparative morphological and histological characteristics of organic systems, types of flight, types of cages, types of nests, feeding young, preventive veterinary-sanitary measures, Problems of cage birds socialization, Legislative enactments concerning the keeping of cage birds, diagnostic and therapy
    Contents of exercisesautopsy, cage bird species, breeding and care of pigeons and cage birds, clinical examination, therapy, vaccination, quarantine
    1. Cage bird diseases, Resanovic, Palic, Nikolic, Rasic, Simonovic
    2. Pigeon breeding and diseases of pigeons, Palic, Resanovic, Rasic, Ilic, 2011
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheory lessons with interactive learning using audio visual methods (Power Point presentations, films), clinical vignettes, practical exercises at the Department for equine, small animal, poultry and wild animal diseases and visit breeders
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper30
    Practical lessons10Oral examination30