Organisation structure

Department of Animal Nutrition and Husbandry

Characteristics of the department

The Department of Nutrition and Animal Husbandry is a specialized workplace providing teaching and scientific research in nutrition and nutritional prevention of metabolic disorders and livestock breeding. It focuses on research, the transfer of scientific and technical knowledge into practice and education in the field of nutrition, nutritional physiology and nutritional management of metabolic processes in the transitional phases of the production and reproductive cycle with a focus on nutritional prevention of health disorders in high-production animals, diagnosis of mastitis and quality control milk and milk products, treatment and handling of animals, assessment and description of the exterior, their useful properties, methods of selection, breeding and breeding methods of individual breeds of farm animals. The application and transfer of research and development into practice are realized in the form of advisory and consulting activities and laboratory service-feed analysis for agricultural enterprises and consulting companies. The department guarantees the activities of the Breeding Club of small animals, which covers students with their breeding of fur animals and poultry. The microbiological laboratory for the hygiene of mammary gland is part of the department. Educational activities in undergraduate education are carried out within the study programs of General Veterinary Medicine, Food Hygiene, Feed and Food Safety, Cynology, Human-Animal Relationship and its Use in Canistherapy and Hippotherapy, and Veterinary Nurse. Teaching is provided in English for the study programs General veterinary medicine, Join study program Animal Science and Post bachelor study program General Veterinary Medicine.