Animal Health and Welfare (NSCI6732)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable students to evaluate the methods used in assessing the welfare status of animals and to develop an understanding of how animal health is impacted by environmental factors.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
 
Topics include: 

Use of animals in society
companion, production, laboratory, entertainment, wild, historical development of philosophical thought
Assessment of animal welfare
Different welfare measures and limitations, different behavioural, physiological, immunological measurements and their inter-relationship
Identification of welfare problems
their assessment, economical evaluation and possible mechanisms of control
Environment and health issues
Stress and the immune system, the role of stock management, genetic selection and nutrition on the occurrence of disease
Legislation
National and international animal welfare law and legislation
Solutions for animal welfare problems
environmental manipulation, breeding and genetic selection, stock management and appropriate nutrition
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5565

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (112-2001)
18 Oct 18 - 1 Nov 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (112-2001)

Class: 5753

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LectureThursday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-2009)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 LectureThursday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-2009)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare), Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management).

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