- 7.5 (0.063 EFTS)
- To enable the student to develop an understanding of the theoretical basis and application of animal husbandry in a range of animal species.
- Pre-requisites / Co-requisites:
- Topics include:
Safe working practices
- Safe working practices - Zoonoses - Safe handling and restraint of animals
- Physical and behavioural indicators of health and ill health, - Principles of preventative health care and its application,
- The biology of parasite life cycles (ectoparasites and endoparasites) - Infection and disease in domestic and agricultural animals. - Routine health care procedures
Living / housing environment
- Scientific and practical aspects for provision and maintenance of living environments for domestic and agricultural animals
- Supply of absorbed nutrients, - Biochemical use of nutrients in animals for maintenance and production (domestic and agricultural animals), - Storage and preparation of feed.
- Terminology - Scientific principles of animal selection, - The breeding process and management.
- Common breeds of domestic species - Determining age and gender of domestic species - Artificial methods of animal identification
- 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.
You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.
|From – To||Session||Day||Time||Campus (Room)|
|14 Feb 18 - 14 Feb 18||Lecture||Wednesday||08:30 - 10:30||Mt Albert (115-1028)|
|15 Feb 18 - 15 Feb 18||Lecture||Thursday||13:30 - 15:30||Mt Albert (115-1028)|
|11 Jun 18 - 11 Jun 18||Lecture||Monday||15:30 - 18:00||Mt Albert (115-1007)|
|16 Jun 18 - 16 Jun 18||Lecture||Saturday||13:30 - 15:30||Mt Albert (115-1007)|
- Note: This course is offered as part of New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant).