TV5220 - Animal Reproduction and Management
|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 current trends in reproductive physiology and biology of domestic animals
used for food and fibre production with emphasis on tropical conditions. Consideration
is also given to management procedures to achieve optimal reproductive rates.
- explain and demonstrate knowledge of reproductive physiology and biology as they apply
to domestic animals and how these processes can be disrupted and reduce productivity
or manipulated to improve productivity;
- critically evaluate experimental data, scientific reports and theories in reproductive
physiology and biology;
- describe a range of management practices that can be used to optimise fertility within
tropical and temperate environments;
- be able to assess a sample of semen.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Assoc. Professor John Cavalieri
||Dr Carolynne Joone.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 40 hours - online instruction, tutorials and practical classes
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (55%); assignments and presentations (45%).
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