Poultry nutrition and production 420

Module code PVK 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Specialised nutrition of poultry in different physiological  stages and production systems. Industrial science and management of production systems and feeding systems in poultry production units. Applied breeding of poultry. Design and utilisation of equipment and housing facilities. Product quality and marketing of poultry products. Hygiene and health programmes. The selection and genetic improvement of poultry. Practical work: The use of computer systems in feeding management of poultry in different production systems. Management of different poultry production systems.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites VGE 320 and VKU 260 and simultaneously register for TLR 411 and DMN 410
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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