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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. 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
Prerequisites VGE 320 and VKU 250
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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