Duration
2 years
Intakes
Study mode
Full-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Upon completion ;

  • Apply the fundamental tenets of animal science disciplines to practical experiences with a range of livestock, and poultry. These experiences include creating and demonstrating the use of behavioral, environmental, and nutritional enrichment to maximize animal welfare considerations. 
  • Apply the fundamental tenets of plant science, including soils and general horticulture, to the preparation, planting, maintenance, and harvesting of one or more food animal crops.
  • Recognize the difference between injurious and noxious plants from native species commonly consumed by livestock. 
  • Demonstrate safe and effective restraint of poultry and livestock species for the administration of medicines and application of common husbandry procedures.
  • Create nutritionally sound diets for poultry and major livestock species based on animal requirements and sound economics.