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Objective: The course is intended to introduce students to the importance of this sample course.

ANIM 423: Micro-Livestock Production

The concept of microlivestock production. Bio-geographical and ecological factors in the use of microlivestock. The concept and consequences of domestication. Transportation and housing of new domesticates. Rabbit production. Grasscutter production....

ANIM 423: Micro-Livestock Production

The concept of microlivestock production. Bio-geographical and ecological factors in the use of microlivestock. The concept and consequences of domestication. Transportation and housing of new domesticates. Rabbit production. Grasscutter production....

ANIM 422: Anatomy of Digestive Physiology

Signs and factors affecting health in farm animals. Deficiency diseases of farm animals (mineral and vitamin deficiencies in cattle, sheep, goats and poultry) selected major diseases of farm animals in Ghana. Incidence, aetiology, transmission, epizootioloy,...

ANIM 421: Principles of Range And Forage Science

Definition of ecological terms.  Ecosystem concept and function.  Types of biological relationships.  Succession and range condition.  Ecology and range management.  Economic importance and types of grasslands.  Factors affecting...

ANIM 419: Meat Science and Technology

Definitions; Anatomy of Livestock/Poultry; Conversion of muscle to meat; Carcass/meat grading and evaluation; By-products of Meat Industry; Storage and Preservation of meat; Microbial flora of meat and meat products; Factors influencing quality of Cured meats...

ANIM 418: Animal Health and Physiology

Physiology (7 weeks) Comparative anatomy of the reproductive organs of the different livestock species. Oestrous cycles and synchronization of estrus. Fertilization and maintenance of pregnancy; structure of the mammary glands, initiation and maintenance of...

ANIM 417: Monogastric Animal Production

Avian biology and its importance in management. Hatchery set up and management. Rearing of broiler breeders. Management of various species of poultry. Processing and marketing of poultry. The importance of swine farming.  Housing and equipment. ...

ANIM 416: Ruminant Animal Production

Small Ruminant Production
The millennium development Goals and the Livestock revolution – the role of the Animal Scientist.  The bane of the small ruminant production on the coastal savanna of Ghana; sustainable dry season feeding strategies;...

ANIM 415: Applied Animal Nutrition

The digestion of starch and protein in the pig and cattle – glands, organs, digestive juices, enzymes and end products.  Bioenergetics and partition of energy within the animal.  Evaluation of feeds; in vivo, in vitro and in Sacco.  Use...

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