Ethnology: dairy and beef cattle. Close and open housing, grazing. Reproduction. Pregnancy, birth, calf rearing. Meat production in Italy and in the world. Slaughter categories. Buffaloes. Sheep breeds. Management of a sheep farm. Caprine breeds. Management of a goat farm. Pig breeds. Outdoor pig breeding. Pig feeding at pasture. Outdoor pig rearing.
Examination on the topics of lectures and pratices in order to verify the acquired knowledge of the learning objectives. Breeding management. Knowledge and understanding. Applying knowledge and understanding. Making judgements. Communication skills. Learning skills
Ethnology: Dairy and beef cattle. Close and open housing, grazing. Reproduction. Pregnancy, birth. Rearing management of young livestock. Problems related to the production of meat in Italy with reference to the EU and global context. Slaughter categories of beef cattle. Buffalo, farming technique and productions. Dairy and beef sheep breeds. Sheep farming management. Caprine breeds. Goat breeding management. Local and improved pig breeds. Outdoor pig rearing technique. Feeding outdoor pis with special focus on pasture and wood pasture. Pig farm management.