Faculty of Animal Husbandry Technology
The Faculty of Animal husbandry technology is the only institution in Lithuania to award bachelor‘s and master’s degrees, qualification in Animal husbandry technology and acquires degree in Agricultural Sciences. Graduates understand the production of animal-based products, their management, animal breeding, information technologies, organic animal husbandry, growing and storage biotechnologies of animals, implantation of technological innovations. They have the skills of their application in various areas, who are able to apply the acquired theoretical knowledge in the technologies of animal husbandry and practical skills in the economic structures of animal husbandry production, who are ready to work creatively and responsibly in the areas of animal husbandry and related areas, who react flexibly to the changes and needs of business environment and technologies, who understand the modern requirements of labor market, mature and integral personalities, who have their position and clear system of values and attitudes.
Graduates who completes the study program of Technology of Animal Husbandry and acquires degree in Agricultural Sciences are able to work in the companies making animal production, breeding system, system of forage production and its quality assessment, processing system of milk, meat and their products, consultation services, regional municipalities, insurance companies, institutions providing agricultural services, and educational institutions.
The Faculty consists of 3 departments (Animal husbandry, Animal nutrition, Animal breeding), Institute of Biological systems and genetic research, 4 laboratories (Poultry nutrition and products quality, Meat characteristics and quality assessment, Animal nutrition) and Milking training centre of Josifas Tacas.