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Animal Breeding

Course Category: Animal Production
Price: R1,600.00 Incl. VAT
Sale Price: 800.00 Incl. VAT (50% OFF)

Course Covers:

Selection. Heritability. Breeding systems. Livestock improvement. Artificial Insemination. Recording and testing schemes.

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Course Outcomes

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1

Gain a good understanding regarding basic genetics from cell division, genes, sex discrimination and sex linkage.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2

Understand gene mutations, lethal genes, the effect of the environment, hybrid vigour and heritability.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3

Understand the important selection principles in animal breeding.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4

Identify and understand the important aspects of pure breeding and cross breeding.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5

Understand the importance of livestock improvement such as performance testing, progeny testing and artificial insemination.

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