BIPs 2023 University of Perugia - Veterinary Medicine - Summer 2023 blended intensive courses


Calendar and general schedule

Precise livestock farming

Essential oils and humic substances

Teaching material

BIP 1 - Precision livestock farming


Prof. Emma Tedeschini - Airborne microbiota affects animal health

Prof. Fabrizio Frescura – Livestock Welfare Technologies

Prof. Sandra Sacoto -Reproductive Efficiency

Prof. Severiano S. Silva - Using non-destructive and non- invasive image techniques to assess carcass and meat traits

Prof. Filipe Silva - Early detection of disease in Cows

Prof. Severiano S. Silva - Impact of PLF in farm animal welfare

Prof. Pierluigi Rossi - Silage quality control for animal feed and biogas production

Prof. Ester Bartolomé Medina and Prof. josé Sánchez Guerrero - Livestock production today

Prof. Ester Bartolomé Medina and Prof. josé Sánchez Guerrero - Infrared thermography


Food traceability



Contribution of Precision Livestock Farming Systems to the Improvement of Welfare Status and Productivity of Dairy Animals 

Digital technology adoption in livestock production with a special focus on ruminant farming

Influence of precision livestock farming on the environmental performance of intensive dairy goat farms

Review: Environmental impact of livestock farming and Precision Livestock Farming as a mitigation strategy

Industry 4.0 and Precision Livestock Farming (PLF): An up to Date Overview across Animal Productions

Review Precision Livestock Farming Applications (PLF) for Grazing Animals

Diffusion of precision livestock farming technologies in dairy cattle farms

Use of ultrasonographic examination for in vivo evaluation of bodycomposition and for prediction of carcass quality of sheeps

Looking under the hide of animals. The history of ultrasound to assess carcass composition and meat quality in farm animals

Precision Technologies to Address Dairy CattleWelfare: Focus on Lameness, Mastitis and Body Condition

Assessing the Feasibility of Using Kinect 3D Images to Predict Light Lamb Carcasses Composition from Leg Volume

Extensive Sheep and Goat Production: The Role of Novel Technologies towards Sustainability and AnimalWelfare

Literature Review on Technological Applications to Monitor and Evaluate Calves’ Health and Welfare

Non-Destructive Imaging and Spectroscopic Techniques for Assessment of Carcass and Meat Quality in Sheep and Goats: A Review

BIP 2 - Mild technologies in food production 


Prof. Ivona Kozarova -Alternatives to Antibiotics

Videos linked to the presentation:

Drug residues

Prevention measures

Antibiotics in food production

Prof.  Simona Hriciková - Humic substances


Essential oils Prof. Paparella


Essential oils


Alistag, a new coating agent for aging cheese and hams

Is EU regulation on the use of antioxidants in meat preparation and in meat products still cutting edge?

Determining Food Stability to Achieve Food Security 

Effect of the addition of starter cultures to ground meat for hamburger preparation 

Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes by a formulation of selected dairy starter cultures and probiotics in an in vitro model 

Chromatographic Characterization and In Vitro Bioactivity Evaluation of Lactobacillus helveticus Hydrolysates upon Fermentation of Different Substrates 

Antimicrobial Activity of Myrtus communis L. and Rosmarinus officinalis L. Essential Oils against Listeria monocytogenes in Cheese 

Evaluation of a nitrite-free commercial preparation in the production of swine and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) salami 

Fate of selected pathogens in spiked «SALAME NOSTRANO» produced without added nitrates following the application of NONITTM technology 

New Trends in Meat Packaging 

Effect of packaging and storage conditions on some quality traits of bovine meat 

Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction and Characterization of Polyphenols from Apple Pomace, Functional Ingredients for Beef Burger Fortification 

Apple Pomace as Valuable Food Ingredient for Enhancing Nutritional and Antioxidant Properties of Italian Salami 

Study on the Growth and Enterotoxin Production by Staphylococcus aureus in Canned Meat
before Retorting 

Two Screening Assays to Detect Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus spp. 

Papers on humic substances

Humic Substances as a Versatile Intermediary


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