Livestock ecology, interaction between genotype and environment. Production regions and systems. Animal ecological factors that influence regional classification. Animal ecological factors to be considered in production factors, planning and management of different livestock production systems. Applied principles of livestock production, production management and systems (large livestock, small stock, pigs and poultry).Conservation farming and adapted farming and management systems; environmental conservation. Practical work will consist of compulsory farm practical during vacation after the 1st year and or during the 2nd year of studyin order to understand different animal production systems as well as the general care and handling of farm stock.