|Module code||PVK 420|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
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 with reference to the role of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in a southern African context. 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.
|Prerequisites||VGE 320 and VKU 260 and #TLR 411 and #DMN 410. Final year students only.|
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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