Course responsible:Helene Ween
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Teaching and exam period:Starts fall and continues over two semesters
About this course
After the course the student should be able to:
- Describe the basic welfare needs of animals and mention important environmental factors that influence animal welfare and health
- Explain the importance of infection control
- Describe the main livestock productions / uses
- Describe feed ingredients and show an example of a ration
- Explain important events in the animal's life and draw annual or life cycles
- Mention veterinary duties in the various animal husbandries
- Apply biosecurity measures
- Handle animals and equipment safely
- Make simple observations of the animals and their environment and reflect on the importance for welfare and health
- Act professionally as a veterinary student
- Show respect for animals and their owners
- Follow guidelines on campus and other sites
- Be active and collaborate with other students
There is no written exam in the subject.
- Mandatory attendance at morning duties and rotations
- Mandatory assignments on the rotation days and hand-in assignments for "My cow"
- Student evaluation form for the rotations (behavior, collaboration skills, handling animals and practical biosecurity measures are evaluated)
- Mandatory activities are morning duties, rotations and the assignment for "My cow" In the absence of morning duties and rotations.
- Passed / Not Passed