Access admission unrestricted
Class LM-86 Livestock management
Credits 120
Duration 2 years
Location Udine
Legal requirements three-year university degree or diploma or equivalent

Animal protection and welfare

The Course focuses on animal nutrition and breeding, which is an important feature of the Regional economy. You will learn how to supply correct feeding and suitable breeding techniques so as to increase the efficiency of animal production, reduce production costs, improve the quality of animal-based products and the environmental sustainability of the farms where the animals are reared.
You will find employment in various fields, including animal feed Companies, as food consultants, as highly-qualified technicians in laboratories, as directors of agricultural and zootechnical Companies, and as entrepreneurs.

The graduate will be able to carry out the following activities:
- highly qualified technician in foodstuff companies and food consultant for the formulation of rations and food plans for farm animals, domestic pets and for aquaculture;
- highly qualified technician in laboratories for the nutritional assessment of food and additives for animals;
- consultant for the management of wild animals in parks, reserves, protected areas and protected territories;
- consultant or manager in agro-zootechnical Companies, fish farms, agro-faunistic and hunting concerns;
- consultant, high quality technician or manager working in the field of certification and processing of food products of animal origin;
- consultant in the planning of zootechnical constructions and plants;
- entrepreneur, thanks to the capacity to interpret social or productive requirements, creating local initiatives;
- commercial, autonomously or as an employee.
The graduate will find professional opportunities in the field of private and public consultancy, in the freelance profession of agronomics, in the development of agricultural food production lines and districts, in public and private research institutions, in analysis laboratories, in bodies controlling health and phytosanitary regulations, commercial and environmental regulations and in certification laboratories, and with suppliers