Republic of Poland

Department of Animal Hygiene and Animal Welfare

Major research areas

  • Research on environmental hygiene, farm animal welfare and modification of fish and bee production in Silesian macroregion.
  • Studies on the effect of environmental factors on physiological functions, health and productivity of livestock
  • Reactions of calf immune systems to stress factors
  • Technological and technical means of optimisation of animal maintenance conditions in livestock housing buildings
  • Assessment of industrial pollution effect on livestock
  • Application of natural mineral-organic additions and biostimulators in prophylaxis in breeding calves, sheep, piglets and poultry
  • Utilisation of animal waste materials in food industry
  • Studies on environmental factors affecting fish production
  • Studies on adverse effect of micropollutants on aquatic organisms and water purification
  • Projects of renaturization of surface waters