TV5020 - Animal Production
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
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 principles of animal production and management;
- appreciate the basic concepts in animal nutrition and reproduction and the application
of such concepts in tropical environments;
- develop ability to find and access information, review it critically and present it
in a scientific manner either written or using modern media technologies;
- understand the nature of the animal industries or northern Australia and the constraints
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Mr Christopher Gardiner
||Mr Christopher Gardiner, Dr Anthony Parker.
- 37 hours lectures
- 8 hours tutorials
- 15 hours practicals
- 64 hours fieldwork
||end of semester exam (40%); assignments (60%).
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