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Zootechnology II (Extended) - XTG1502

Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module forms part of the Diploma in Animal Health. The students who complete this module will be able to describe the role of animal health technicians in South Africa and, as a step towards fulfilling this role, they will be able to treat and prevent routine veterinary ailments and some common veterinary emergencies. In addition, they will have the necessary skills to manage a poultry unit, a piggery, horses, game, and aquatic farms. This range of skills is essential for running an effective animal production operation, which will in turn serve to support the important sector of agriculture on a large and small scale, and will therefore contribute to the development of a sustainable food supply in Southern Africa.