|Module Title||ANIMAL BIO TECHNOLOGY|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Neil Beck|
Aims of the module
To demonstrate how technology is employed in order to manipulate farm animal reproduction, growth and lactation.
On completion of this module students will be able to: Understand how modern technology has been harnessed to improve farm animal reproduction, growth, development and lactation
Syllabus / Curriculum design
In vitro fertilisation, embryo manipulation, immuno-modulation of reproduction, lactation, growth, production of transgenic animals, fertility management, hormonal manipulation.
Biotechnical Innovations and Animal Technology. Biotol Series
Gordon I. (1995) Laboratory production of cattle embryos.
Journal of Agricultural Science and other scientific journals.