Course: Basis of breeding II

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Course title Basis of breeding II
Course code KBI/CHZ03
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Chmelová Štěpánka, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Vácha Zbyněk, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
lectures: 1. Domestication of animals. 2. Cat breeding. 3. Dog breeding. 4. Guinea-pig breeding. 5. Hamster breeding. 6. Exotic birds breeding. 7. Aquaria - equipments. 8. Vivaria- equipments. 9. Insectary - equipments. 10. Breeding materials and equipments. Hygiene and safety of breeding. 11. Farming breeding. 12. Traditional farms versus alternative farms. 13. Basic of beef-raising, sheep, chickens and pigs breeding. 14. Animals protection. The first aid when animal attack, contact with animals. practice: 1. Hamster breeding - practice. 2. Guinea-pig breeding - practice. 3. Budgie breeding - practice. 4. Aquatic fish. 5. Formation of aquarium - practice. 6. Dog breeding. 7. Cat breeding. 8. Stocks of dogs and cats. 9. Stocks of farm animals. 10. Chat with veterinarian. 11. Breeding materials and equipments - project. 12. Excursion - breeding farm. 13. Excursion - zoo. 14. Presentation of pets.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Domestication of animals. Breeding of selected pets. Breeding equipments. Sanitation and safety of breed. Farming versus alternative breeding. Animal protection. The first aid when animal attack, contact with animals.
Practical breeding of pets (in teaching-learning process and out-of-school activity), identified of animal stocks.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Practical skills of breeding pets in school and out-of-school education. Knowledge of animal subbreed.
Recommended literature
  • Altmann F. D.:. Morče. Graga Publishing Praha. 2006.
  • Bruins E.:. Teraristika. Rebo Productions Dobřejovice. 2005.
  • Gassner G.:. Křeček. Graga Publishing Praha. 2006.
  • Kolar, K.:. Andulka. Graga Publishing Praha, 2006.
  • Paysan K.:. Akvarijní ryby a péče o ně. Granit Praha. 2003.
  • Sambraus H.H.:. Atlas plemen hospodářských zvířat. Brázda Praha. 2006.
  • Verhoef E.:. Akvarijní ryby. Rebo Productions Dobřejovice. 2005.
  • Verhoef E.:. Chov koček. Rebo Productions Dobřejovice. 2005.
  • Verhoef E.:. Psi. Rebo Productions Dobřejovice. 2006.
  • Verhoef E.:. Ptáci v klecích a voliérách. Rebo Productions Dobřejovice. 2006.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter