932336 Advanced livestock ethology


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Winckler, Christoph , Gutmann, Anke , Wimmler, Cäcilia
Organisation
Division of Livestock Sciences (NUWI)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Behaviour patterns in cattle, pigs, small ruminants, poultry, horses.
Abnormal behaviours, stereotypies and their causes.
Selected current topics on farm animal behaviour

Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Discussion of behaviour patterns of farm animals with regard to the development of welfare-friendly housing and management systems and the causes/prevention of behaviour-based problems in livestock production.
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