TV5020 - Animal Production
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to graduate students with a degree in Agricultural Science (or equivalent).
Other appropriately trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Academic
Head of Veterinary Science.
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.
- define key concepts and challenges in animal production systems;
- review the nature of the animal industries of northern Australia and the constraints
- discuss contemporary issues in animal production;
- investigate and analyse concepts in animal nutrition (including pasture science) and
the application of such concepts in practical animal feeding situations with emphasis
on the tropical environment;
- develop practical skills in common animal husbandry;
- describe factors that can affect the reproductive performance of livestock in the
tropical rangeland environments.
- presentations (70%)
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 2 hours lectures
- 42 hours tutorials
- 36 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
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