932336 Advanced livestock ethology

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Leeb, Christine , Winckler, Christoph , Defant, Friedrich
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Behaviour patterns in cattle, pigs, small ruminants, poultry, horses.
Abnormal behaviours, stereotypies and their causes.
Selected current topics on farm animal behaviour

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Discussion of behaviour patterns of farm animals with regard to the development of welfare-friendly housing and management systems and the causes/prevention of behaviour-based problems in livestock production.
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