|Aspects of physiological processes in growth, development, digestion, reproduction, lactation, egg laying. Meat science: carcass composition and quality. Effect of climatic factors on metabolism, growth health and disease resistance. Genetic and physiological adaptation to the environment. Disease causing agents. Pests and diseases of farm animals. Natural and acquired immunity. Use and control of drugs. Public health and diseases. Animal health schemes. Principles of managing animals in typical production systems for biological and economic sustainability: poultry (meat, eggs, other avian species); pigs; rabbits; deer; goats and sheep; beef and dairy cows. Introduction to exotic animal species. Food chain management from primary production to consumer use. Management of disease risks. Trends and current issues related to production and consumption of animal products: meeting the needs of a global market and public concerns. Faunal biodiversity.
Administrative assistant: Kajol Jogarah