This unit of study provides the foundation for a career involving animals with an emphasis on livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs, fish/aquaculture and poultry), horses and wildlife. A clear understanding of animal production systems in the Australian and global environment is developed through online educational resources linked with hands on tutorials and in-field practicals. Online lectures and tutorials will include include indigenous animal management, animal husbandry, animal health and welfare, and genetics. In field practicals will develop capability in the handling and husbandry of animals. Lectures and tutorials will be held online and practicals at the Camden Campus. In this unit, there is a risk of exposure to zoonotic pathogens. Vaccination against Q fever is a requirement to attend practical classes at the Camden Campus. In exceptional circumstances where this is not practical, specific Personal Protective Equipment must be utilised.
Unit details and rules
|Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
AGEN1004 or BIOL1XXX or AVBS1003
|Available to study abroad and exchange students
|Cameron Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org