|Module Title||ANIMAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Selwyn Williams|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Pre-Requisite||Entry to a science degree scheme|
Aims of the module
To give an introduction to farm animal production systems and their design in the context of UK and world agriculture. Particular reference will be made to constraints on production - economic, social, environmental and animal health and welfare. The scope for the application of scientific knowledge and research will be highlighted as a foundation for subsequent modules.
On completion of this module students will be able to:
Syllabus / Curriculum design
Thin module taught through the medium of lectures, practicals and visits.
Allen D. Planned Beef Production and Marketing. Blackwell Scientific
Croston D & Pollott G. Planned Sheep Production. Blackwell Scientific
Webster A J F. Understanding the Dairy Cow. BSP Professional Books