Organisation structure

Clinic of Swine

Scientific research activity

Reasearch activities of the department are focused on metabolic disorders and their treatment (prevention) in close relation to field practice, including expertising and advisory services. The department offers themes for diploma thesis, education of postgraduate students (PhD. Thesis), as well as continuous education for teachers and reasearch activities are focused on:

  • Effects of high exploatation on selected biochemical indices in pigs in relation to nutrition and morbidity
  • Study of subclinical mycotoxicoses and their effects on health, production, and reproduction in swine and possibilities of their elimination
  • Causal analysis of increased embryonic mortality in sows under current rearing conditions
  • Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of porcine proliferative enteropathy
  • Circulation of herpesviruses in animal population
  • VEGA 1/0203/15: Blood serum protein in evaluation of health disorders in dairy cows during peri-partal period, implementation 2015 – 2018.
  • Code 1/0154/15: Study of new diagnostic methods and bio-markers for animal health disorders, implementation 2015 – 2018.
  • APVV-15-0415: Viroma of gastrointestina tract in swine and wild boars: Identification and analysis of viral agents, implementation 2016 – 2019.
  • Code ITMS 26220220032: Adavanced implants with chorostem cells for regeneration and reconstruction og hard tissues, implementation 2015 – 2019.
  • VEGA 1/0537/12: Study of selected specifical active and buffering substances and food aditives on health and production in prevention of negative energy balance in high-yielding dairy cows, implementation 2012 – 2016.
  • KEGA 007 UVLF- 4/2012: Clinical examination of animals, implementation 2012 – 2016.
  • Code ITMS 26220220127: New diagnostic approach in treatment of spinal cord trauma, implementation 2007 – 2013.