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Animal Management Systems 1 - VETS6105

Year - 2020

Animal Management Systems 1 will introduce students to the husbandry, housing, feeding and management of the major production, performance and companion animals, as well as key economic influences on livestock production. It will establish animal welfare standards and concepts of biosecurity, ethics and breeding programs. Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to understand farming and animal management systems when attending placements. This unit of study will also provide a foundation on which to build an understanding of animals' disease.

Large group classes and lectures, Small group tutorials/ discussion groups, On farm practicals, Independent study

theory exam (50%), group assignment written component (20%), group assignment oral presentation (20%), reflective statement (10%)

There is no required text for the course. A number of recommended textbooks, journal references and online resources that may prove useful in understanding lecture material or in the preparation of assessment tasks are listed in the handbook.

Assumed knowledge
Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice and empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals.




Faculty: Science

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A.Prof Imke Tammen
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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