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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Population Growth and Global Animal Industries

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 104 min)
11 videos
Welcome to the Course1m
Global Food Security: What's the Status?11m
What About Livestock Systems? Part 110m
What About Livestock Systems? Part 214m
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110m
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 213m
Copy of What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110m
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 19m
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 29m
Demand for Animal Products8m
2 practice exercises
Population Growth and Global Food Security16m
Trends in Animal Production10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Issues Surrounding Animal Production

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 54 min)
6 videos
"Long Shadow - Concerns"8m
Introduction to Animal Welfare7m
Land Use: Animal Feeding Systems and Major Food/Feed Crops10m
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 110m
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 210m
2 practice exercises
Livestock Issues in Food Security20m
Water as a Resource in Food Production10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Animal Feeds and the Environment

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 78 min)
9 videos
What are Roughages?11m
Feed Analysis7m
Nutrient Concentration in Modern Animal Systems7m
Nitrogen (N) in Food Production8m
The N/P Ratio Dilemma6m
Animal Manure: Waste or Resource10m
Feeding Management: Nutrient Source Control9m
Food Waste7m
3 practice exercises
Animal Feed Components and Their Analysis12m
Nutrients in Animal Production16m
Food Waste8m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

General Animal Production, Efficiency and Food Safety

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 57 min)
7 videos
Food Safety, Elements of Concern - The Big Picture6m
Antibiotic Use in Livestock5m
Growth Promotion vs. Disease Prevention8m
Trends in Antibiotic Use5m
Rinderpest11m
Challenges of Food Security in the Developing World9m
3 practice exercises
The Animal Production Unit6m
Food Safety and Antibiotic Use10m
Livestock, Veterinary Medicine and Food Security8m

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