932337 Animal welfare assessment


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

Content

Concepts in animal welfare/definitions for "Tiergerechtheit".
Ethological, physiological, pathological (...) welfare indicators.
Meaningfulness of environmental factors.
Current systems for (on-farm) animal welfare assessment.

Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

To gain knowledge on/to discuss current scientific concepts, indicators and recording methods with regard to animal welfare assessment (experimental setups/on-farm assessment).
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.