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TV5220 - Animal Reproduction and Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: 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.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply knowledge of reproductive physiology and biology to genetic improvement of farm animals with emphasis on tropical environments;
  • critically evaluate experimental data and theories in reproductive physiology and biology;
  • gain experience in assessment of scientific papers, writing reports and verbal presentations;
  • understand contemporary developments in reproductive physiology and biology.
Prerequisites: TV5020

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor John Cavalieri
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours tutorials
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (50%); assignments (50%).

Note: 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 official information.