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Zootechnology I (Extended) - XTG1501

Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: XAH1501
Purpose: Introduction: Commercial and traditional farming, role of animal health technicians, acts, common terms; handling of domestic animals (livestock and companion animals): facilities, catching and handling, transport and bruising, examinations; short introductory overview about game: farming, transport and handling; disease prevention (principles, immunity and resistance, parasite control); animal first aid and correct use of medicine & equipment, including overview of basic equipment used (names, description including graphics, function and use); disease investigations; livestock production (cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, pigs, horses, game, ostriches, aquaculture).