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Contents

Preface and acknowledgements

Introduction to Volume IV

Chapter I: Orientation to the livestock component of agricultural training

A. Overview of the livestock training component

B. Preparing the livestock component of agricultural training

C. Carrying out the livestock component

Chapter II: Curriculum of the livestock component

A. Livestock session list organized by skill group

B. Session plan format

C. Lesson plans

1. Skill group I: Livestock development

Session 1: Orientation to livestock training

Session 2: Introduction to nutrition

Session 3: Introduction to feeds

Session 4: Introduction to diseases

Session 5: Farm visits

1. Skill group II: Swine

Session 1: Overview

Session 2: Housing and construction

Session 3: Feed rations

Session 4: Swine production field work

Session 5: Diseases and parasites

Session 6: Record keeping

Session 7: Selection

Session 8: Reproduction

Session 9: Production planning

1. Skill group III: Rabbits

Session 1: Overview

Session 2: Construction

Session 3: Record keeping

Session 4: Reproduction, breeding, and sexing

Session 5: Feed rations

Session 6: Slaughter and post mortem

Session 7: Diseases and parasites

Session 8: Production planning

1. Skill group IV: Poultry

Session 1: Preparation and care for day old chicks

Session 2: Construction

Session 3: Handling and culling of chickens and caring for broody hens

Session 4: Vaccination for Newcastle disease

Session 5: Feeds and nutrition

Session 6: Fowl pox vaccination

Session 7: Poultry diseases

Session 8: Comparative fowl raising

Session 9: Production planning

Session 10: Slaughter/Post mortem

1. Skill group V: Goats

Session 1: Introduction and overview

Session 2: Anatomy and castration

Session 3: Construction

Session 4: Reproduction

Session 5: Ruminant nutrition

Session 6: Rations and forages

Session 7: Internal and external parasites and vitamin shots

Session 8: Diseases

Session 9: Production planning

Chapter III: Guidelines and references

General livestock

Training objectives

A) Livestock development

B) Poultry production

C) Ducks and guinea fowl production

D) Swine production

E) Goat production

F) Rabbit production

Overview of livestock training

Introduction to animal nutrition

Introduction to feeds

Livestock feed rations

Introduction to disease

Livestock production planning

Livestock production levels

Sample livestock production scenario

Small animal production assessment tool

Farm visits

Farmer livestock survey

Swine

Swine nutrition

Swine management

Reproductive cycle

Farrowing

Management techniques for the care of piglets

Recordkeeping and field notebook guide for swine

Credibility techniques

Post mortem procedure

Swine diseases

Prevention

Reproductive diseases

Mortality diseases

Morbidity diseases

Swine parasites

Internal parasites

External parasites

Swine genetics

Production

Breeds

Swine housing and equipment

Farrowing crate

Feeders

Rabbits

Rabbit nutrition

Rabbit feeds

Feeding rabbits

Rabbit management

Care of rabbits

Reproduction

Handling of rabbits

Slaughter, disease diagnosis, and pose mortem procedures

Ear tattooing

Rabbit recordkeeping and field notebooks

Credibility techniques - rabbits

Rabbit diseases

Bacterial diseases

Viral diseases

Fungal diseases

Hereditary diseases

Rabbit parasites

Internal parasites

External parasites

Noninfectious conditions of rabbits

Rabbit genetics

Breeds

Breeding or mating

Rabbit breeding system

Life-cycle chart

Housing and equipment

Poultry

Poultry needs and nutrition

Sample ration

Possible poultry feedstuff in the tropics

Disease

Poultry disease

Credibility technique

Cross reference guide

Basic poultry disease diagnostic guide

Insects that attack poultry

Chicken vaccination outline

Poultry production planning

Genetics, breeds and their purpose

Poultry management/Husbandry

Housing an equipment

Comparative fowl raising

Breeds and their purpose, high management

Field notebook outline - Poultry

Goats

Introduction

Goat nutrition

The ruminant

Foraging: herbage and browse

Mineral requirements

Vitamin requirements

Table of nutrient requirements

Ration formulation examples of typical rations

Goat management

Determining the weight of goats

Weight chart for goats

Determining the age of goats

Castration

Hoof trimming

Injection sites

Disbudding and de-scenting

Restraint and tethering

Bloat

Reproduction

Breeding

Gestation

Freshening or kidding

Problem deliveries

Breech deliveries

Lactation

Weaning

Recordkeeping/Field notebook guide

Record of expenses

Production information

Appendix A: Livestock staff bibliography and resource materials

Appendix B: List of supplies

Appendix C: Small animal production training goals

Appendix D: Sample examination