University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

prof. dr. sc. Boro Mioč

Personal information

Full Professor (2011)
Department of Animal Science and Technology
Hall 2, 2. floor
phone: +385 01 239 3867
e-mail: bmioc ( at ) agr.hr

Teaching

Undergraduate program

  • Sheep and goat farming
  • Animal Husbandry

Graduate program

  • Biotechnology in goat farming
  • Breeding goats and selection in Goats breeding

Undergraduate study programme (BSc)

  • Goat Breeding and Production (coordinator)
  • Original Livestock Breeds and their Conservation (coordinator)
  • Ecological Livestock Breeding (coordinator)
  • Basics of Animal Husbandry (coordinator)
  • Wool and Fur Production (associate)
  • Ethics of Animal Exploitation (associate)
  • Sheep Breeding and Production (associate)
  • Farm Management (associate)
  • Goat Breeding and Production (coordinator) Mediterranean Agriculture Basics of Animal Husbandry (coordinator) Mediterranean Agriculture
  • Sheep Breeding and Production (associate) Mediterranean Agriculture

Graduate study programme (MSc)

  • Goat Breeding and Meat Production Systems (coordinator)
  • Biological and Biochemical Basis of Growth and Breeding Domestic Animals (coordinator)
  • Technology and engineering in milk and meat production (coordinator)
  • Sheep and Goat Milk Production (associate)
  • Genotypes and Selection in Dairy Production (associate)
  • Sheep Breeding and Meat Production Systems (associate)
  • Ruminant Nutrition (associate)

Postgraduate doctoral study programme (PhD)

  • Biotechnologies in Goat Breeding (coordinator)
  • Biotechnologies in Sheep Breeding (associate)

Professional degree course

  • Original Livestock Breeds and their Products (coordinator) Polytechnic Marko Marulić, Knin
  • Goat Husbandry (coordinator) Polytechnic Marko Marulić, Knin
  • Sheep Husbandry (associate) Polytechnic Marko Marulić, Knin

Research interests

  • Technology of sheep and goat milk and meat production
  • Breeding and selection of sheep and goats
  • Conservation and protection of autochthonous breeds of domestic animals

Current projects

2007.

Meat Qualities of Croatian Sheep Breeds
Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia
Boro Mioč, Agriculture Faculty University of Zagreb

2007.

Genetic and phenotypic traits of the autochthonous Croatian sheep breeds
Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia
Vesna Pavić, Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb

Academic qualifications

1997. - Ph.D.

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
Connection of the breeds and the growth intensity whit the chemical composition of the kids meet

1989. - M.Sc.

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
Influence of the breed and the size of the litter on the milk production of the goats in the period of first lactation

1986. - B.Sc.

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
Non genetic parameters which influence on the sheep fertility

Training and research experience

2001.

Auckland - Faculty of Science, University of New Zealand
IDF World Dairy Summit
Training traveling

1997.

Dairy goat farm Samarica
Sirela, Bjelovar

1988.

Bayerische Landesanstalt für Tierzucht, Grub, Germany
Training traveling

Employment and work experience

1987. - now

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Past projects

2006. - 2008.

Istrian sheep - Lamb Meat and Cheese
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry , Croatia
Boro Mioč, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

2006. - 2007.

Genetic characterization of the Croatian sheep breed based on micro satellite and mtDNA data
Chinese - Croatian Scientific and Technological Cooperation
Wan-Xi Yang, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, China
Boro Mioč, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb   

2001. - 2006.

Genetic profile and production traits of the Travnik pramenka sheep
Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia
Boro Mioč, Agriculture Faculty University of Zagreb

2001. - 2003.

Production and quality of the sheep milk of the island Cres
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry , Croatia

1998. - 2000.

Meet traits of the Croatian goat population
Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia
Boro Mioč, Agriculture Faculty University of Zagreb

Other professional activities

2009.

Member of the Committee for university and educational literature, University in Zagreb

2008.

Member of the "Study Council" of Postgraduate doctoral study Agricultural Sciences
Member of the Science Committee for additives and products that are used in animal food production, Croatian Food Agency

2006.

Member of Edit Committee Journal "Mljekarski list"
Member of Edit Committee Journal "Ovčarsko-kozarski list"
Member of the Biotechnology Council of University in Zagreb

2005.

Member of Edit Committee Journal "Livestock"

2001.

International Goat Association

1996.

Member of the Committee for evaluated and estimation sheep and goat breeding of the Republic Croatia and Europe

1990.

Member of the Advice breeding program Society for sheep and goat breeding

1990.

Member of Croatian Dairy Union

Scientific publications

Mioč, Boro; Prpić, Zvonimir; Vnučec, Ivan; Barać, Zdravko; Sušić, Velimir; Samaržija, Dubravka; Pavić, Vesna (2008): Factors affecting goat milk yield and composition. Mljekarstvo. 58, 4; 305-313

Mioč, B., Pavić, Vesna, Sušić, V. (2007): Sheep Breeding, University Text book, Croatian Dairy Union, Zagreb.

Mioč, Boro; Pavić, Vesna; Barać, Zdravko; Prpić, Zvonimir; Vnučec, Ivan (2007): Milk yield of some goat breeds in Croatia. Mljekarstvo. 57, 1; 67-57

Mioč, Boro; Pavić, Vesna; Vnučec, Ivan; Prpić, Zvonimir; Kostelić, Antun; Sušić, Velimir. Effect of olive cake on daily gain, carcass characteristics and chemical composition of lamb meat.  Czech Journal of Animal Science. 52 (2007) , 2; 31-36 (članak, znanstveni rad).

Ivanković, A., Dovč, P., Kravar, T., Caput, P., Mioč, B., Pavić, V., Štuhec, V., Leto, J. (2005):Genetic characterisation of the Pag island sheep breed based on microsatellite and mtDNA data. Small Ruminant Research. 57; 167-174.

Samaržija, Dubravka; Antunac, Neven; Pecina, Marija; Mioč, Boro; Havranek, Davor; Pavlović, Ivo. Mineral value of Croatian artisanal hard sheep cheeses in terms of geographical indication. Milchwissenschaft milk science international. 60 (2005) , 2; 158-161.

Ivanković, A., Kavar, T., Caput, P., Mioč, B., Pavić, V., Dovč, P., (2002): Genetic diversity of three donkey populations in the Croatian coastal region. Animal Genetics. 33; 169-177.

Uremović Z., Uremović M., Pavić V., Mioč B., Mužic S., Janječić Z. (2002): Animal husbandry (in Croatian Stočarstvo), Faculty of Agriculture. Zagreb (chapter Goat breeding)

Boro Mioč, Vesna Pavić (2002): Goat breeding, Text book University, Croatian Dairy union

Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI)

http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=139212