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Unit of study_

Concepts of Animal Management - AVBS1002

Year - 2018

This unit will explore the management of animals in natural and man-made environments. At the end of this unit of study, students will understand: the characteristics of the management systems of the major domestic species used for production in Australia and in a world wide context; the characteristics and principles underpinning sustainable management of native animals in natural and man-made environments; an appreciation of the dependence of living organisms upon their environment; an appreciation of indigenous land management and the husbandry practices and innovations that have been adopted by the production industries to retain their competitive advantage; a demonstrated capability in handling and husbandry of the major domestic production animal species, and an appreciation of the application of these skills to non-domestic species; a demonstrated understanding of the importance of high standards of animal welfare practice in the management of animals.

Classes
On average 6 hours per week (lectures and practicals)

Assessment
Participation, written assignments, quizzes and end of semester examination

Textbooks
There is no single text that adequately covers the unit content and for this reason no formal text is required. Where appropriate, relevant reference material will be identified for specific areas of the course.

Assumed knowledge
AGEN1004 or BIOL1XXX or AVBS1003

Pre-requisites

6cp from (AGEN1004 or BIOL1XX1 or BIOL1XX2 or BIOL1XX6 or BIOL1XX7)

Prohibitions

AGEN2006

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Cameron Clark
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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