Livestock Husbandry

Module Overview
Module Title Livestock Husbandry
Module Code 1122 Module Type Taught Module
School School of Agriculture, Food and the Environment
Module Leader Bozena Zaleska
Location Cirencester Semester Semester 2 (RAU)
FHEQ Level Level 4 Credits 15 credits
QAA Subject Benchmark Statement Bachelor's Degrees - Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Food and Consumer Science

Module Description

This module is designed to raise the students’ understanding of the variety of production systems in the Livestock sector, as well as explore the opportunities and threats for the farm management.

The module contents will include:

-Applied practical management of reproduction, lactation, nutrition and growth and development within commercial production systems.

-Physical and financial husbandry details of livestock enterprises and factors affecting profitability.

-Animal health and welfare. Disease recognition, treatment and prevention.

 

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