Course: Quality of Animal Products

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Course title Quality of Animal Products
Course code KKZP/JAKP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Samková Eva, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jirotková Dana, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Smetana Pavel, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Vácha František, doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
1. General concept of quality, systems of quality supervision 2. Legislation on products of animal origin (Czech Republic and European Union). 3. Factors affecting the quality of animal products, their evaluation - basic classical and modern instrumental analytical methods. 4. Nutritional value, production and consumption of main animal products (milk, meat, egg). 5. -6. Chemical composition and factors affecting composition of animal products. 7. Physical and technological properties of animal products. 8. Sensorial properties of animal products, sensory evaluation. 9. Microbial properties of animal products, microbial contamination. 10. Primary production and realization of milk, quality requirements for milk processing. 11. Transport of animals, animal slaughter, veterinary inspection and classification of slaughtering animals. 12. Storage of animal products. 13, - 14. Production of other products of animal origin (fish, honey).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for credit - 25 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 40 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course provides to students knowledge concerning chemical, physical, microbial, technological and sensorial properties of the animal products and describes factors affecting above mentioned properties during the primary production, processing and storage. The course also covers the information on production, current consumption and the quality management systems in the primary agricultural production.
Knowledge of chemical and other important properties of products of animal origin, knowledge of legislation a requirements of animal products, basic laboratory skills;
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of chemistry and biology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

attend the laboratory exercises, submit the laboratory protocols
Recommended literature
  • Pipek, P., Jirotková, D. Hodnocení jakosti, zpracování a zbožíznalství živočišných produktů. Část 3. Hodnocení a zpracování masa, drůbeže, vajec a ryb.. České Budějovice, JU ZF, 2001.
  • Samková, E. (ed.) a kol. Mléko: produkce a kvalita.. Č. Budějovice: JU ZF, 1. vyd., 2012. ISBN 978-80-7394-383-7.
  • Samková, E. Složení mléka. Požadavky na jakost mléka. (online). dostupné na: http://kaf.zf.jcu.cz/index.php?p=44.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2017) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Animal husbandry (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Animal husbandry (2019) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agribussines (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Products´ Quality (2017) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter