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Education Courses Modern Dog and Cat Breeding

Modern Dog and Cat Breeding

Language
English
Nature
optional C
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
1
Credits
3
Lectures
15
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

A N N O U N C E M E N T – ELECTIVE COURSE

For inactive and active 3rd, 4th and 5th year students in veterinary medicine

 

MODERN DOG AND CAT BREEDING

(15 lectures / 2 credits)

Aim of this course is to present some of the latest developments in canine and feline breeding and genetics, including colour diversity and inheritance, breeding and mating systems, genomics and revealed molecular genetic diseases.

Our meetings will start once a week on Tuesdays from 18.00 pm (or from 17.00 pm if it suits for all of us) in the lecture hall of “Animal Breeding”

Prof. László ZÖLDÁG

 

 

Lectures theme

Held in 5 modules (5 × 3 hours)

Syllabus:

  • 1-2-3 lessons (Sept 24, 2014): Breed diversity and coat colour genetics of dogs and cats.
  • 4-5-6 lessons (Oct 1, 2014): Canine and feline mating and breeding systems, reproduction.
  • 7-8-9 lessons (Oct 8, 2014): Canine genomics, most significant hereditary diseases.
  • 10-11-12 lessons (Oct 15, 2014): Feline genomics, most significant hereditary diseases.
  • 13-14-15 lessons (Oct 22, 2014): Consultation, written exam (test).

Evaluation description

Writen test to evaluate the course.

Responsible lecturer: Dr. Zöldág László professor

Prerequisites: Veterinary Genetics, Animal Breeding (from the 6th semester).

 

Exam information