|Assessment length / details
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of assessing and measuring livestock welfare
Demonstrate an understanding of some of the complex impacts that internal and external pressures can have on welfare practices
An introduction to the measurement of welfare in the ruminant and monogastric sectors and an exploration of how this could be improved.
• How livestock welfare is assessed and measured
• The impact of nutrition on livestock health, welfare and production efficiency
• Using assessment as a tool for improving livestock welfare
|Creative Problem Solving
|The written assessment will pose theoretical problems for the students to solve.
|Critical and analytical thinking
|Students will be expected to synthesise complex information
|Students will be required to examine and synthesize quantitative data from a range of publications and databases to develop answers for their written assessment.
This module is at CQFW Level 7