Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics This poultry population with its characteristic conformation had as a diffusion area a large area comprising the municipalities of San Giovanni Valdarno, Terranuova, Bracciolini and Montevarchi, in the heart of the valley as well as the municipalities of Figline Valdarno, Cavriglia, Bucine, Pergine Valdarno , Castelfranco di Sopra, Loro Ciufenna and Laterina, covering most of the upper Valdarno.
2013 - Ordinary session (Experimental Course - CERERE UNITARI Project Modules: all) Referring to a company context of their knowledge, the candidate, after identifying a dairy cattle breed and defining its main morphophysiological and production characteristics, analyze the technique in detail of housing which it deems most suitable by specifying the nutritional needs of the animals and drawing up the relative rationing plan.
Origin, spread and economic characteristics The first Bali were imported into England in 1925 from Malaysia, by the ladies Davidson and Chisholm, passionate breeders of the Indian Corritories. Those years were a hectic period for British breeders, full of discoveries, studies, imports and creations of new breeds.
Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics France. Selection of common ducks from Normandy with Mallard. The light type is the original of French origin, the dark variety is due to the English and German selection and is a breed now distinct from its progenitor. The Rouen Chiara is a heavy breed originating in France ( Normandy); the Rouen Scura, the worst depositor of Chiara (and less early), is quite widespread in England and Germany.
Origin, spread and economic characteristics Heavy French breed (Massif Central - Bourbonnais). Raised for meat production, early and with good yields at the slaughterhouse. Much appreciated in the kitchen for the finesse of its white skin. Similar to Beijing and Aylesbury. It lays about 150-180 eggs per year (average weight of about 80 grams and white shell).
Origins and aptitudes French donkey breed bred in the Deux Sevres department in western France. And among the most famous donkey breeds, appreciated above all for the production of mules of good size, harmonious, robust and resistant. Poitou donkeys have been exported to many European and American countries, to improve the local donkey breeds and for the production of mules.
Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics Barbera Muta Duck (or Musk) derived from the Chairina moschata, a species native to South America and already arrived in Europe in its domestic form. It specializes in the production of excellent quality meat (although it does not have a great reputation for the smell of musk that emanates from the European gland; this smell is however perceptible only in subjects over one year old; the beheading of animals immediately after death eliminates the characteristic smell) and of the liver which is suitable for producing foie gras.
Origins and aptitudes Spanish breed bred in the Balearic Islands (Majorca); It has common origins with Catalan and Poitou lasino. Very rustic, noble donkey, with a sanguine and nervous temperament and great physical strength. Mallorca's donkey was used above all for the soma and the mule track production.
Exam 2017 - Extraordinary session (Articulation: Productions and transformations) The candidate carries out the first part of the test and answers two of the questions proposed in the second part. PART ONE The topic of sustainability represents, after Expo, one of the central themes of innovative agriculture In coherence with the sustainability objectives that a modern agriculture must pursue, the candidate, making use of the various knowledge acquired during the studies and also referring to any experiences of alternating school-work, face the elements of non-sustainability present in the technological aspects of the transformation of a product of his choice into conventional agriculture and proposes alternative solutions with low environmental impact, describing the objectives and the obtainable advantages.
Spread and habitat Lives in a vast range from eastern Europe to Asia and some areas of north-western and eastern Africa. There are many populations, some migratory and some permanent. It prefers the areas rich in fresh water, even if it does not disdain more sheltered marine coasts. Morphological characteristics The plumage of the male is rust-red, with a ring in the middle of the neck and the head faded towards white.
Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics Campbell is a domestic duck with an exceptional and very fortunate history, today certainly one of the most famous and widespread in the world. Of the three duck breeds created by English breeders in the early twentieth century (Campbell, Streicher and Orpington), the Campbell duck is certainly the one that has had greater success and spread.
Spread and habitat Originally from North America, where two different populations live on the two coasts (Atlantic and Pacific coasts). During the winter they migrate to the south, where couples form, which will return to the north to reproduce. It lives in areas rich in trees near ponds and marshy areas.
Origin, spread and economic characteristics Blekinge duck, known as Blekingeanka in Swedish, is a descendant of the ancient natural breed of Swedish duck. It was thought to be extinct until it was rediscovered in the Blekinge archipelago in southern Sweden. Today the breed is classified as one of the most endangered bird species in the world: only 200 specimens remain.
Origin, spread and economic characteristics This breed appeared around the mid-nineteenth century and takes its name from Lake Cayuga which is located in New York State (USA). Various breeds have contributed to its formation, including Aylesbury, Rouen and Indian Runner. It needs water to swim and stay healthy.
Spread and habitat It is found in Europe, Asia and North America. Migratory species wintering in Africa. It inhabits marshy areas, tundras and brackish coasts. The name derives from the long tail. Beautiful-looking, shy and suspicious duck, to be bred it needs large spaces (large ponds) and easily coexists with other species.
Spread and habitat Cairina moschata is a species native to Mexico, Central America and much of South America, where it extends from the coast of Peru to Santa Fe in Argentina. Some scholars believe that the conquistadors found the muscovy duck already domesticated and in various colors both on the northern shores of Columbia and in Peru.
Origin, spread and economic characteristics Duck Challans (or Nantes duck) is a production of the marshy region of Brittany and Vendée (France) where farms have been breeding common breed ducks for centuries which are easily fertilized by wild step ducks in winter.
Spread and habitat Species native to southern Australia, it is also found in Tasmania and New Guinea. It populates the swampy areas of fresh water and the sheltered marine shores. Beautiful looking duck is highly appreciated as an ornamental garden species. Morphological characteristics The male has a dark green head, dark brown back, belly and chest are brick-colored with brown scales.
Origins and aptitudes French breed originating in Normandy. In 1993 the Association of the Norman Donkey was founded in Cherisay (Department of Sarthe) with the aim of safeguarding the breed and promoting its breeding. In 1999 there were almost 300 leaders recognized by the Association.
Origin, spread and economic characteristics Light duck characterized by the presence of a tuft of feathers on the top of the head. He descends from the Mallard and has no certain homeland of origin. Raised in many states of the world both for the production of meat and eggs and for ornamental purposes.