University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Zvonimir Prpić, PhD

Assist. Prof. Zvonimir Prpić, PhD

Department of animal science and technology
Office location: 2nd Pavilion, ground floor
phone: +385 1 239 4035
e-mail: zprpic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Wednesday from 12pm to 13pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2005 - 2011: Ph.D.
    Doctoral thesis "Relationship of breed with ewe milk yield, udder morphology and udder health", University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
  • 1998 - 2004: B.Sc.
    Graduate thesis "Production of Krk cheese", University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Employment and work experience

  • 2004 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR

  • Production Animal Management
    Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology, Malta
  • Goat breeding and production
    Inter-university study Mediterranean Agriculture, Split
  • Principles of animal husbandry
    Inter-university study Mediterranean Agriculture, Split

Research interests

  • Production of sheep and goat milk and meat
  • Technologies of breeding sheep and goats
  • Protection and conservation of indigenous sheep and goat breeds

Training and research experience

  • 07. 12. 2016. - 16. 12. 2016.: Zhejiang University, College of Life Sciences, Hangzhou, P.R. China (scientific)
    Scientist exchange within the project "Genetic characterisation of the Croatian sheep breed based on microsatellite and mtDNA data".

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Karakterizacija i uskladba genotipa, fenotipa i tehnologija proizvodnje Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Genetski, reprodukcijski i proizvodni profil ovaca i koza uzgajanih u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Karakterizacija proizvodnih i genetskih odlika domaćih životinja u Republici Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Valorizacija fenotipa i genotipa hrvatskih autohtonih pasmina domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Genetske i fenotipske odlike izvornih hrvatskih pasmina ovaca MZOS finished
Mesne odlike hrvatskih pasmina ovaca MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Unaprjeđenje uzgojno-tehnoloških postupaka u proizvodnji ovčjeg mesa i mlijeka na poljoprivrednim gospodarstvima grada Bjelovara Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished

teaching

Title Funding Status
Unaprjeđenje kvalitete i primjena HKO u preddiplomskim sveučilišnim studijima poljoprivrede ESF in progress

Publications

  • Mioč, Boro; Pavić, Vesna; Vnučec, Ivan; Prpić, Zvonimir; Kostelić, Antun; Sušić, Velimir (2007): Effect of olive cake on daily gain, carcass characteristics and chemical composition of lamb meat. Czech Journal of Animal Science. 52, 2; 31-36.
  • Mikulec, Nataša; Kalit, Samir; Havranek, Jasmina; Antunac, Neven; Horvat, Iva; Prpić, Zvonimir (2008): Characteristics of traditional Croatian ewe's cheese from the island Krk. International Journal of Dairy Technology. 61, 2; 126-131.
  • Mioč, Boro; Vnučec, Ivan; Prpić, Zvonimir; Pavić, Vesna; Antunović, Zvonko; Barać, Zdravko (2009): Effect of breed on mineral composition of meat from light lambs. Italian Journal of Animal Science. 8, Suppl. 3; 273-275.
  • Vnučec, Ivan; Prpić, Zvonimir; Mulc, Danijel; Špehar, Marija (2011): Breeding programme of sheep in the Republic of Croatia. Hrvatski savez uzgajivača ovaca i koza (ISBN: 978-953-56869-0-3)
  • Mioč, Boro; Barać, Zdravko; Pavić, Vesna; Prpić, Zvonimir; Mulc, Danijel; Špehar, Marija (2012):
    Breeding programme of goat breeding in the Republic of Croatia. Hrvatski savez uzgajivača ovaca i koza (ISBN:978-953-56869-2-7)
  • Mioč, Boro; Prpić, Zvonimir; Barać, Zdravko; Vnučec, Ivan (2012): Istrian sheep - Croatian autochthonous breed. Hrvatski savez uzgajivača ovaca i koza (ISBN: 978-953-56869-1-0)

Bibliography (CROSBI): http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=270682

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=x_f9LrkAAAAJ&hl=hr

Other professional activities

  • 2018: Mljekarski list (ISSN: 0351-9104)
    Member of editorial board; publisher: Croatian Dairy Union
  • 2016: Journal of Central European Agriculture (ISSN:1332-9049)
    Editor in Chief
  • 2015: Journal of Central European Agriculture (ISSN:1332-9049)
    Member of international editorial board
  • 2012: Croatian Agricultural Chamber
    Member of Board for sheep and goat husbandry
  • 2012: Ministry of Agriculture
    Member of Committee for animal protection