The profil line Livestock Farming is focussed on the sustainable production of animal foods against the backdrop of societal as well as climate and environmental challenges. Students can specialise in the areas of animal husbandry, animal nutrition, animal welfare and health, and animal breeding. In addition, content is offered, for example, on the provision of energy and on special topics such as aquaculture.

Livestock Farming - sub area 1

Students have to take three modules from the following catalogue amounting to 18 credit points.

  • Animal Health and Animal Wellfare
  • Biodiversity in Livestock Farming
  • Producing and Utilization of Animal Based Raw Materials
  • Resources of Animal Nutrition

Livestock Farming - sub area 2

The students have to choose three modules amounting to 18 credit points from the following catalogue or the modules not taken from the compulsory elective area statistics or the sub area 1 of the profile line livestock farming:

  • Animal Husbandry in Tropics and Subtropics
  • Animal Welfare at Managing, Housing, Transport and Slaughter of Livestock
  • Aquaculture and Aquaponic
  • Experimental Methods in Animal Nutrition
  • Functional Traits and Development of Sustainable Breeding Programs
  • Grassland and Forage Systems
  • Molecular Animal Breeding and Farm Animal Biology
  • Nutrition-dependent Disorders and Dietetics
  • Livestock Diseases and Disease Control
  • Livestock Husbandry and Animal Health Management
  • Renewable Raw Material and Bioenergy
  • Reproduction and Reproductive Biotechnology
  • Physiological Principles, Pathophysiology
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