University of Melbourne

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Animal Systems

  • DASC10003
  • Contact Hours: 120 hours
    Total Time Commitment: 36 hours of practicals and 24 hours of Lectures (120 Hours total commitment)
  • 12.50
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This subject provides students with a sound knowledge base for decision making in relation to the management of health, nutrition and breeding programs of animals. Students will be introduced to integrated animal systems and the inter-relation of nutrition, health, genotype and environment, general anatomical organization and physiological function of animals, major body systems and their functions with emphasis on the digestive and reproductive systems; nutritional requirements of animals for maintenance and production, stages of growth and development from conception to maturity; reproductive management of animals for optimum fertility, new technology in animal breeding; the nature of... -- Course Website

Prerequisites: None

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