2 years
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About this course

Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Students will demonstrate capabilities in the safe restraint of multiple species of animals; in the taking of TPRs, and the recording of animal observations.
  • Students will develop and balance appropriate rations for herbivores (grazing animals), carnivores, and omnivores.
  • Students will create and demonstrate the use of behavioral enrichment, environmental enrichment and nutritional enrichment to maximize animal welfare considerations in poultry, sheep, goats, cattle and horses.
  • Students will differentiate species and breeds of livestock and poultry as to their nutritional and reproductive needs, basic husbandry requirements, genetics, disease control and prevention, and general management of respective herds and flocks.
  • Students will demonstrate a clear understanding in using common SOAP protocol in the assessment, observations, diagnosis, treatment of very common disorders in companion animals, livestock and poultry under the direction of a CA licensed veterinarian.