932010 Dynamic modelling of livestock farming systems

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gutierrez Reynoso, Gustavo , Wurzinger, Maria
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


1. Introduction to farming system analysis
2. Characteristics of livestock production systems
3. Dynamics system approach
4. Modelling the dynamic of livestock farming systems (LFS)
5. Dynamic simulation of LFS by using Stella
6. Case studies

Previous knowledge expected

- Intermediate knowledge of livestock production
- Basic computer skills (word processor, worksheet, etc.)
- Basic mathematics knowledge

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

This course will provide skills and methods for the analysis of the dynamics of livestock farming systems using modelling and simulation tools.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.