Animal production systems 213

Module code VET 213
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

ntroduction 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 Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 blocks with a total of 84 lectures, 4 weeks farm exposure
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Production Animal Studies
Period of presentation Semester 1

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