Animal science 220

Module code VKU 220
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to the concepts of animal production systems in South African production environments. Principles and requirements for extensive, semi-intensive and intensive livestock production with reference to large- and small stock, poultry and pigs. Principles of communal farming systems in Southern Africa. Game management systems with reference to conservation and game farming. The role of the human in livestock production systems and sustainable production.

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Veterinary Science
Prerequisites VKU 210 GS of TDH
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Quarter 2

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