976102 Dairy farming

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Terler, Georg , Gierus, Martin
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Economic value of dairying, regular milk components (fat, sugar, protein, salt, minor-components, cells), irregular milk components (contaminants, residues,) physico-chemical properties of milk, physiology of milk biosynthesis, milking systems, mastitis and other udder diseases, evaluation of raw milk quality, ex-farm milk selling, milk collecting systems, cleaning and disinfection, basic technology of consumer milk / sour milk / cream / butter / cheeses / by-products

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Providing basic knowledge about producing of raw milk in high grade quality and essential steps for producing standard milk products under milk hygiene regulations
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