Constraints to Animal Production
Digest differences between ruminant and monogastric animals. Ruminate major issues limiting animal production volumes. Gage interactions between climate, nutrition, disease and waste management. Identify and advise on diverse production problems
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate advanced knowledge of the environmental constraints to livestock production and advanced understanding of the interactions between these constraints;
- apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate depth in understanding of scientific principles underpinning practise in the field of animal production;
- review, analyse critically, evaluate and consolidate knowledge to advise on animal production problems in widely different practical situations; and
- exercise critical thinking and judgement in planning and presenting a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas.
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This unit includes an on-campus intensive at the Armidale campus of UNE
- Practical Seminar (5%)
- Unit Quiz (15%)
- 3 x quizzes (15%)