The course aims to enable the student to know and to understand the essential elements of morphological evaluation of farm animals, the methods of dairy cattle breeding, the different types of structures, the composition and quality of bovine milk, the main criteria of animal welfare, physioclimatology and farm hygiene.
This is also with the aim to develop the student's ability to use the knowledge and understanding gained in identifying the different problems that can occur in different types of dairy cattle farms.
The student, also, applying the knowledge and understanding acquired, must be able, also working with farmers and other professionals, to
- contribute to the proper management of a dairy cattle farm
- Contribute to the prevention of problems that can meet a dairy cattle farm
- Know how to detect and interpret the main parameters of a dairy cattle farm