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Dairy Cattle

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

Course Covers:

Breeds. Composition of milk. Management of dairy cow. The farm dairy. Machine milking. Record keeping.

SKU: PM80003/4
Aligned to Unit Standard 116310 NQF Level 4 Credits 6

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Course Outcomes

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1

Understand the dairy breeds and the importance of comparing and selecting different dairy herds.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2

Understand the composition of milk and the importance of the factors affecting the composition of

milk.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3

Identify the importance of the lactation cycle as well as the importance of feeding balanced rations

to the dairy animals.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4

Understand and be able to implement the different management, growth and feeding factors

affecting the dairy heifer and the dairy cow.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5

The learner will be able to manage a farm milk dairy from milking the cows to the cooling of milk.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6

The learner will understand the planning and components of a milking machine system as well as the

advantages of mechanical milking thus been able to choose the most suitable system.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7

The learner will understand the importance and use of record keeping and will be able to analyse

records.

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