|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Online Quiz Pass mark = 70%||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Online Quiz||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Compare the current understanding of livestock health and welfare to its historic origins
Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of energy and nutrient metabolism in farm animals
An introduction into the general legislation and management of livestock welfare across the: dairy, beef and sheep, pig and poultry sectors. Looking at how welfare is measured and could be improved in each of the sectors.
• The current understanding of livestock health and welfare to its historic origins
• The strengths and weaknesses of commonly used methodologies used to assess health and welfare.
• The importance of health and welfare to the sustainability of future food production.
• The principles of energy and nutrient metabolism in farm animals
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Creative Problem Solving||The MCQ exam will pose questions that present theoretical problems for the students to solve.|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Students will be expected to synthesise complex information|
|Digital capability||Students will be required to examine and synthesize quantitative data from a range of publications and databases to develop answers for their MCQ exam|
This module is at CQFW Level 7