Study programmes / B-AGE Agricultural Engineering / Disease Prevention of Animals
Course code:PCHZ
Course title in language of instruction:Prevence chorob zvířat
Course title in Czech:Prevence chorob zvířat
Course title in English:Disease Prevention of Animals
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor; master; master continuing
Semester:WS 2019/2020 - FA
Name of lecturer:doc. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Havlíček (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Aims of the course:Make known of students to farm animals requirements on animals environment in refer to production, reproduction and health
Course contents:
1.General animal hygieny (allowance 16/16)
2.Desinfection, desisection, deratisation (allowance 4/4)
3.Biosecurity, animal farm protection (allowance 6/6)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-ability to work independently
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-ethical commitment
-general knowledge
-interpersonal skills

Specific competences:
-Ability to evaluace economomic impact of diseasess on livestock breeding
-identification of links among technological and economical items in decision making
-interdisciplinary approach to conceptual decision making in the scope of junior management
-Knowledge of noninfection and infection diseases of livestock

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Speaking examination - 80% of the total mark
Submission of a seminar work during the semester - 20 %
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture26 h
     practice26 h
     professional educational excursion8 h
     preparation for exam50 h
     preparation for regular assessment30 h
Total140 h

Basic reading list
  • KNOTEK, Z. -- MÍŠEK, I. et al. Chov a využití pokusných zvířat. 1st ed. Brno: Společnost pro vědu o laborat.zvířatech, 1999. 181 p. ISBN 80-85114-68-2.
  • ZEMAN, J. Zoohygiena. Brno: VFU, 1994. 205 p.
  • KURSA, J. Zoohygiena a prevence.
  • KURSA, J. et al. Zoohygiena a prevence II. 1st ed. Praha: Vysoká škola zemědělská, 1987. 187 p.
Recommended reading list
  • KOVÁČ, G. Choroby hovadzieho dobytka. Prešov: M a M, 2001. 859 p. ISBN 80-88950-14-7.
  • Col. Choroby ošípaných = Nemoci prasat. Bratislava: Hajko & Hajková, 2003. 456 p. ISBN 80-88700-58-2.
  • DRÁBEK, J. -- DUBANSKÝ, V. Zdravotní problematika prasat : Bakteriální choroby. II. 1st ed. Brno: Veterinární a farmaceutická univerzita, 2001. 239 p. ISBN 80-7305-423-X.