Degree Programmes conducted in Swedish 2014–

2014/2015 » Natural Resources and the Environment » Degree Programme in Natural Resources and the Environment » Professional studies » Agriculture » Animal health and welfare

Animal health and welfare

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Code: ll12la05
Name: Animal health and welfare
Extent of studies: 3 sp
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2: 3    Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites: General eligibility for polytechnic studies
Common stuies in plant cultivation
Course-specific competence: The student learns the basics of animal health and welfare with the emphasis on disease preventive measures. The student understands the importance of hygiene and other preventive measures which keep the animals healthy and fit for production. The student is familiar with the most common ways diseases spread and originate. The student acquires knowledge of the most common livestock diseases and is able to account for the preventive measures, symptoms and treatment. The students gets an insight into the rules, requirements and restrictions which affect livestock production and how the aforementioned factors affect production conditions.
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