Course Category: Animal Production
Price: R1,600.00 Incl. VAT
Selection. Heritability. Breeding systems. Livestock improvement. Artificial Insemination. Recording and testing schemes.
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.