TV5020 - Animal Production
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to graduate students with a degree in Veterinary Science or Agricultural
Science (or equivalent).
A review of the essential features of ruminant animal production including nutrition,
pasture production and utilisation, reproductive physiology and animal breeding of
food and fibre producing domestic animals.
- be cognisant of the importance of animal welfare in animal production systems;
- understand the nature of the animal industries of northern Australia and the constraints
- develop an understanding of contemporary issues in animal production;
- appreciate the basic concepts in animal nutrition (including pasture science) and
the application of such concepts in practical animal feeding situations with emphasis
on the tropical environment;
- understand the principles of reproductive physiology and animal breeding particularly
as applied to food and fibre producing animals in tropical environments;
- develop practical skills in the common animal husbandry.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Mr Christopher Gardiner, Dr Margaret Reilly, Professor Estelle Venter
||Mr Christopher Gardiner, Dr Anthony Parker, Assoc. Professor John Cavalieri, Dr Sandra De Cat, Dr Glen Walker, Assoc. Professor Aduli Malau-Aduli, Dr David Blignaut.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 37 hours lectures
- 8 hours tutorials
- 15 hours practicals
- 64 hours fieldwork
||8 review seminars worth 12.5% each.
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest