Upon successful completion of the course, students will gain a general understanding of livestock production at national and global level and its role in the national economy. Students will gain a basic understanding of animal management, such as aspects of animal behavior, nutrition and production characteristics of different species. Students will be able to evaluate the interactions of animals with the environment and the housing facilities. Students will be able to evaluate the construction of different livestock buildings and the implementation of preventive hygiene programs in farms.
Course Content (Syllabus)
4 hours Animal identification, approaching and handling (sheep, goats,
horses, cattle, swine, poultry).
10 hours Identification of body areas of farm animals Sheep, Goat, Cattle,
Equines, Pigs, Poultry.
2 hours Applications of genetic improvement programs.
2 hours Description and assessment of animal farms and buildings.