COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Livestock and Poultry Management
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
3
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus: 
Coimbatore

'Livestock and Poultry Management' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Syllabus:

Role of livestock in the national economy. Reproduction in farm animals and poultry. Housing principles, space requirements for different species of livestock and poultry. Management of calves, growing heifers and milch animals. Management of sheep, goat and swine. Incubation, hatching and brooding. Management of growers and layers. Important Indian and exotic breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, swine and poultry. Improvement of farm animals and poultry.