Assoc. Prof. Zvonimir Prpić, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Zvonimir Prpić, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: 2nd Pavilion, ground floor
Phone: +385 1 239 4035
Email: 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

  • Biotechnologies in sheep and goat husbandry
  • Sheep and goat milk and meat
  • Protection and conservation of indigenous sheep and goat breeds

Training and research experience

  • 2016/12/07 - 2016/12/16: 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 Duration AFZ role
Genetske i fenotipske odlike izvornih hrvatskih pasmina ovaca MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Mesne odlike hrvatskih pasmina ovaca MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unaprjeđenje uzgojno-tehnoloških postupaka u proizvodnji ovčjeg mesa i mlijeka na poljoprivrednim gospodarstvima grada Bjelovara Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2013/03/14 - 2015/04/01 coordinator

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 coordinator
Unaprjeđenje kvalitete i primjena HKO u preddiplomskim sveučilišnim studijima poljoprivrede ESF 2015/05/01 - 2016/07/01 partner

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Karakterizacija i uskladba genotipa, fenotipa i tehnologija proizvodnje Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Karakterizacija proizvodnih i genetskih odlika domaćih životinja u Republici Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Valorizacija fenotipa i genotipa hrvatskih autohtonih pasmina domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Genetski, reprodukcijski i proizvodni profil ovaca i koza uzgajanih u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator

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

  • 2012 - : Croatian Agricultural Chamber
    Member of Board for sheep and goat husbandry
  • 2012 - : Ministry of Agriculture
    Member of Committee for animal protection
  • 2016 - : Journal of Central European Agriculture (ISSN:1332-9049)
    Editor in Chief
  • 2018 - : Mljekarski list (ISSN: 0351-9104)
    Member of editorial board; publisher: Croatian Dairy Union
  • 2020 - 2020: Ministry of Agriculture
    Member of the Committee for drafting the Regulations on the extension of the geographical area of implementing breeding programs of domestic animals
  • 2019 - : Ministry of Agriculture
    Member of the Committee for the recognition of associations or organizations and the approval of breeding programs
  • 2020 - : Ministry of Agriculture
    Member of the Council for monitoring the implementation of the National Program for the Conservation of Native and Endangered Breeds of Domestic Animals in the Republic of Croatia

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