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Animal Science 260


 
Module code VKU 260
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction 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
Prerequisites VKU 250 GS or permission from the HOD.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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