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Introduction to Animal Science [Theory] - ASA1503

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module is part of the 4-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Degree (Animal Science option). Students who complete this module will be able to identify, describe and discuss basic animal production systems, management techniques, domestication terminology, biological principals underlying production efficiency, breeds and breed characterization as well as genetic variation among animal for efficient livestock production for sustainable food security and the development of the local livestock industry. The module will be useful to animal scientists, livestock managers, agricultural scientists and farmers who are interested in livestock production and management. The module is aimed at training animal scientists and livestock managers to identify select and apply correct livestock management systems for more efficient livestock production