AP 1A24: INTRODUCTION TO LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

The module provides a wide-ranging background in domestic livestock science, for example the growth and development of animals and their responses to the environment, alongside an overview of some key livestock production systems and the products of these systems. Due consideration is given to both the benefits of animal agriculture as well as its debits such as environmental degradation, pollution and animal suffering. The content will be of interest to students of Agriculture, Agricultural Business Management, Animal Science and other biological or land based disciplines.

Term(s) offered: Autumn term module; 10 [5 ECTS credits)
Credit: 2.5
General Education: [None]