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Intensive Industries Medicine and Production (VET451)

Organisational Unit School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Credit Points 2
Availability MURDOCH: YM-internal
Description The course covers the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases of intensively farmed species with emphasis on pigs and poultry. Particular emphasis is placed on the prevention of disease and correction of management and nutritional factors affecting production. The general principles involved in the investigation of herd and flock problems and formulation of herd and flock health and production programs is emphasised.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 24 hours; practicals: 12 hours.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Applied Veterinary Medicine. Completion of VET459 Surgical Secrets, VET456 Anaesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care, VET462 Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, VET461 General Small Animal Practice.
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