Monogastric nutrition and production 411

Module code VGE 411
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Specialised nutrition of monogastric animals: poultry, pigs, horses and selected freshwater aquatic organisms.  Pig production and management - sow, boar and growing pigs. Feeding and housing systems. Hygiene and herd health programmes, product quality and marketing. Practical work: The use of computer systems in managing the feeding of selected monogastric animals.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites VGE 301
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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