University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Boro Mioč, PhD

Prof. Boro Mioč, PhD

Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: Bulding II, 2nd Floor, Room 060
phone: +385 1 239 3867
e-mail: bmioc ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Wednesday from 10 to 12 hours

Academic qualifications

  • 1991 - 1997: Doctoral dissetration
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Connection of the breeds and the growth intensity whit the chemical composition of the kids meet
  • 1987 - 1989: Masters thesis
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Influence of the breed and the size of the litter on the milk production of the goats in the period of first lactation
  • 1982 - 1986: Graduate thesis
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Non genetic parameters which influence on the sheep fertility

Employment and work experience

  • 1987 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR

  • Goat Husbandry
    Polytechnic Marko Marulić, Knin
  • Sheep Husbandry
    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

Training and research experience

  • 25. 10. 2001. - 11. 11. 2001.: Faculty of Science, University of New Zealand (expert)
  • 30. 11. 2000. - 03. 12. 2000.: Universita degli studi di Perugia, Faculti di Agrarie (expert)
  • 01. 04. 1998. - 08. 04. 1988.: Bayerische Landesanstalt für Tierzucht, Grub (expert)

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
Standardizacija mesnih odlika krčke ovce s ciljem stvaranja preduvjeta za zaštitu krčke janjetine Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished
Mogućnosti gospodarskog vrednovanja vune u Hrvatskoj VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

teaching

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

Publications

  • 1. Kasap, Ante; Kaić, Ana; Širić, Ivan; Antunović, Zvonko; Mioč, Boro (2017). The random regression coefficient approach in analysis of earlygrowth of Alpine and Saanen kids. Small ruminant research. 150; 40-45.
    2.Klir, Željka; Castro-MOntoya, Joaquin Miguel; Novoselec, Josip; Molkentin, Joachim; Domaćinović, Matija; Mioč, Boro; Dickhoefer, Uta; Antunović, Zvonko (2017). Influence of pumpkin seed cake and extruded linseed on milk production and milk fatty acid profile in Alpine goats. Animal 11, 10; 1772-1778.
    3. Antunović, Zvonko; Novoselec, Josip; Šperanda, Marcela; Steiner, Zvonimir; Ćavar, Suzana; Pavlović, Nika; Valek Lendić, Kristina; Mioč, Boro; Paćinovski, Nikola; Klir, Željka (2017). Monitoring of blood metabolic profile and milk quality of ewes during lactation in organic farming. Mljekarstvo. 67, 4; 243-252.
    4. Ćurković, Matija; Ramljak, Jelena; Ivanković, Stanko; Mioč, Boro; Ivanković, Ante; Pavić, Vesna; Brka, Muhamed; Veit-Kensch, Claudia, Medugorac, Ivica
    (2016).The genetic diversity and structure of 18 sheep breeds exposed to isolation and selection. Journal of animal breeding and genetics 133, 1; 71-80.
    5. Luhken, Gesine; Krebs, Stefan; Rothammer, Sophie; Kupper, Julia; Mioč, Boro; Russ, Ingolf; Međugorac, Ivica (2016).The 1.78-kb insertion in the 3′-untranslated region of RXFP2 does not segregate with horn status in sheep breeds with variable horn status. Genetics selection evolution. 48, 78; 1-14.
    6. Antunović, Zvonko; Novoselec, Josip; Šperanda, Marcela; Klapec, Tomislav; Ćavar, Suzana; Mioč, Boro; Klir, Željka; Pavić, Valentina; Vuković, Rosemary (2015). Influence of dietary supplementation with selenium on blood metabolic profile and thyroid hormones activities in fattening lambs. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. 34, 2; 224-228.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/139212?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=bdiafB8AAAAJ&hl=hr

Other professional activities

  • 2014: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Head of the Postgraduate Specialist Study Livestock
  • 2013: Croatian Food Agency
    Member of the Commission for Animal Health and Welfare
  • 2013: Ministry of Agriculture
    Representative of the Faculty of Agriculture at the Commission for breeding sheep and goats
  • 2012 - 2017: Faculty of Agriculture
    Manager Foundation Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2012: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Vice Dean for Science
  • 2012: University of Zagreb
    Member of the University Senate
  • 2011: Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
    Head of livestock section
  • 2010: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Head of the Postgraduate Doctoral Program of Agricultural Science
  • 2008 - 2013: Croatian Food Agency
    Member of the Science Committee for additives and products that are used in animal food production
  • 2008: University of Zagreb
    Member of the Committee for university and educational literature, University in Zagreb
  • 2008: Faculty of Agriculture
    Member of the "Study Council" of Postgraduate doctoral study Agricultural Sciences
  • 2006: Mljekarski list
    Member of Edit Committee
  • 2006: Ovčarsko-kozarski list
    Member of Edit Committee
  • 2006: University of Zagreb
    Member of the Biotechnology Council of University in Zagreb
  • 2005 - 2011: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Head of Graduate Study Production and Processing of Meat