Prof. Zlatko Janječić, PhD

Prof. Zlatko Janječić, PhD

Full Professor
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Animal Nutrition
Office location: 2nd pavilion, ground floor right
Phone: +385 98 479 223
Email: zjanjecic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: wednesday from 10am til 12pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1998 - 2002: phD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of Zagorje turkeys
  • 1994 - 1998: Master of Science
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Influence of increased calcium and rapeseed meal on chicken production parameters
  • 1989 - 1994: MSc of Animal Science
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Influence of different nursing and sows feeding on pig production

Employment and work experience

  • 1994 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2019. - today full professor in permanent position
    2014. - 2019. full professor
    2009. - 2014. associate professor
    2005. - 2009. assistant professor
    2002. - 2005. senior Assistant
    1998. - 2002. assistant
    1994. - 1998. young researcher

Teaching

Research interests

  • Poultry breeding
  • Indigenous breeds of poultry
  • Rabbit breeding
  • Welfare of animals used in scientific research

Training and research experience

  • 2020/03/11 - 2020/03/13: Danish Agricultural and Food Council, Copenhagen, Denmark (scientific)
    COST Action CA15224 workshop on detecting and mitigating the consequences of keel bone damage in laying hens.
  • 2019/10/08 - 2019/10/12: University of Novi Sad - Faculty of Agriculture (scientific)
    COST Action CA15224 workshop on detecting and mitigating the consequences of keel bone damage in laying hens.
  • 2019/10/02 - 2019/10/04: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture (scientific)
    2nd TEFSI Capacity Building Course (TESI – Transformation of European Food Systems towards Sustainability by Transnational Innovative Teaching
  • 2018/10/25 - 2018/10/26: CroLASA (mixed)
    Scientific-professional workshop on the welfare of laboratory animals
  • 2018/06/13 - 2018/06/15: Experimental Poultry Centre in Geel , Belgium (scientific)
    COST Action CA15224 workshop on detecting and mitigating the consequences of keel bone damage in laying hens.
  • 2018/01/24 - 2018/01/27: Slovak University of Agriculture, Bratislava, Slovačka (scientific)
    COST Action CA15224 workshop on detecting and mitigating the consequences of keel bone damage in laying hens.
  • 2017/10/24 - 2017/10/27: Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Croatia (expert)
    LIFE project - professional lectures, field trip and demonstration of some of the project activities in Slovenia and Italy
  • 2017/08/20 - 2017/08/28: University of Bern, Division of Animal Welfare, Švicarska (scientific)
    COST Action CA15224 workshop on detecting and mitigating the consequences of keel bone damage in laying hens.
  • 2017/03/20 - 2017/03/23: Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, (scientific)
    COST Action CA15224 workshop on detecting and mitigating the consequences of keel bone damage in laying hens.
  • 2016/03/11 - 2016/03/13: Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovak Republic (scientific)
    CASEE International Winter School “Biotechnology and Food Sciences”
  • 2016/02/15 - 2016/02/18: Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic (scientific)
    Participation in the workshop "Production and quality control of food in the Czech Republic and Croatia"

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Biodostupnost karotenoida kukuruza kod nesilica: utjecaj mikrostrukture zrna i sastava smjese Croatian science foundation 2020/01/15 - 2024/01/14 coordinator
Identifying causes and solutions of keel bone damage in laying hens COST 2016/10/18 - 2020/10/17 partner

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Zaštita posavske kukmaste kokoši Zagrebačka županija 2019/07/24 - 2021/12/31 coordinator
Edukacijom, novim tehnologijama i organizacijom do konkurentnije peradarske proizvodnje na obiteljskim poljoprivrednim gospodarstvima u Zagrebačkoj županiji Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo 2019/07/17 - 2020/12/31 partner
Uzgoj dravske guske na gospodarstvima Varaždinske županije VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2015/11/05 - 2017/11/05 coordinator
Reprodukcija i uzgoj zagorskih purana na OPG VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2012/11/13 - 2014/11/13 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

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Sadržaj i antioksidacijska aktivnost fenolnih kiselina antocijanina zrna žutog kukuruza Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj fitogenih dodataka na kvalitetu jaja i zdravstveni status kokoši nesilica Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Horvatek Tomić, danijela; Janječić, Zlatko; Maltar, Antonio; Mazija, Hrvoje; Medić, Helga; Prukner-Radovčić, Estella; Raguž-Đurić, Radmila
    2000-2019 Udruga za znanost o peradi, Zagreb: Udruga za znanost o peradi, 2020 (monografija)
  • Krička, Tajana; Bilandžija, Nikola; Voća, Neven; Matin, Ana; Jurišić, Vanja; Bedeković, Dalibor; Grubor, Mateja; Janječić, Zlatko
    Old brown bread’s nutritional usability in broiler feeds // Poljoprivreda (Osijek), 26 (2020), 1; 48-55
  • Galić, Ante; Filipović, Dubravko; Pliestić, Stjepan; Janječić, Zlatko; Bedeković, Dalibor; Kovačev, Igor; Čopec, Krešimir; Koronc, Zlatko
    The comparison of quality characteristics of Pekin duck and Cherry Valley duck eggs from free-range raising system // Journal of Central European agriculture, 20 (2019), 4; 1099-1110
  • Galić, Ante; Filipović, Dubravko; Janječić, Zlatko; Bedeković, Dalibor; Kovačev, Igor; Čopec, Krešimir; Pliestić, Stjepan
    Physical and mechanical characteristics of Hisex Brown hen eggs from three different housing systems // South African journal of animal science, 49 (2019), 3; 468-476
  • Pušić, Ivan; Beer Ljubić, Blanka; Vihnanek Lazarus, Maja; Radin, Lada; Janječić, Zlatko; Bedeković, Dalibor; Križek, Ivan; Jurčević, Jakov; Aladrović, Jasna
    Dietary organic selenium supplementations affect oxidative stability of chilled and frozen chicken meat // Journal of food and nutrition research, 57 (2018), 3; 274-283
  • Janječić, Zlatko, Jasna Pintar, Bedeković, Dalibor., Nikolina Lugarić
    UTJECAJ HRANIDBE NA PROIZVODNE POKAZATELJE I KVALITETU MESA TOVNIH KUNIĆA // Krmiva : časopis o hranidbi životinja, proizvodnji i tehnologiji krme, 58 (2017)

Bibliography (CROSBI): http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=218502

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

Other professional activities

  • 2020 - : Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
    Member of the Commission for drafting the Rulebook on marketing standards for eggs.
  • 2018 - : Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
    Member of the Ethics Committee for the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes.
  • 2017 - : Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
    Member of the Commission for the Implementation of Protection calls the designation of origin, geographical indication and guaranteed traditional specialty of agricultural and food products.
  • 2017 - : Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
    Member of the Council for the implementation of the procedure for using the Sign of Eggs of Croatian farms.
  • 2017 - : Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
    Member of the Expert Council for monitoring the situation in poultry production.
  • 2011 - : Croatian society of agronomists, journal "Krmiva"
    Editor-in-Chief of the Journal "Krmiva"
  • 2001 - : WPSA - Poultry Science Association
    Member of the Executive Board of the Poultry Science Association

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