|Module code||DFS 320|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Functional anatomy, growth and development of tissues and organ systems. The underlying physiological processes in growth and development. Pre- and postnatal growth and factors which determine growth rate: growth curves, stimulants of growth, age, nutrition, breed, sex. Changes during maturation, reproduction, the post-partum period and lactation. Ageing and tissue changes with erosion diseases. The influence of hormones, production and reproduction on conformation and a critical evaluation of assessment of animals for functional efficiency.
|Contact time||1 practical every 2nd week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Academic organisation||Animal and Wildlife Sciences|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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