|Unit name||Animal Science|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Available as student elective?||%asset_metadata_unit.AvailableAsElective_value^empty:No%|
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On completion of this unit, you will be able to:
- Compare well-reasoned perspectives on a controversial topic in animal production using evidence and the principles of animal ethics and animal welfare
- Apply the principles of ‘low-stress stock handling’ to practical on-farm situations such as interacting with production animals and the design of animal handling facilities
- Defend ideas and arguments in the area of animal science using relevant research
- Explain animal management programs and techniques using your knowledge of digestive physiology, reproduction, genetics, health and disease, and biosecurity.
KLA211 or KLA220 or Admission into a Masters course
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2x1-hr lectures, weekly 3-hr field and lab practicals, journal critiques, seminars, excursions (13 weeks)
3-hr theory exam (40%) and internal assessment which includes a debate, mid-semester test and a portfolio (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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