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close this book Animal husbandry: Animal diseases; How animals reproduce
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close this folder Animal health
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View the document Parasites
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close this folder Reproduction
close this folder How animals reproduce
close this folder The reproductive systems
View the document The female
View the document The male
View the document Pregnancy and birth
close this folder Choosing breeding animals
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View the document How to choose
View the document Castration
View the document How to know your herd
close this folder Selling animals
View the document Animals are sold for their meat.
View the document Animals are sold for breeding.
View the document Young animals are sold for fattening.
View the document The yield of a herd
View the document Farmers' groups
View the document Suggested question paper

Plan of work

FIRST WEEK

How to look after animals.

Parasites, injuries and diseases are very bad for a herd.

You must learn how to look after animals well, and know about parasites so as to kill them, how to wash wounds, and get animals vaccinated so that they will not fall ill.

When animals are ill you must see the veterinary assistant or the animal husbandry service.

SECOND WEEK

Reproduction.

Read pages 13 to 24.

In order to improve a herd, you must know how animals reproduce.

What can you do to make a better choice of animals for breeding? How to choose males. How to choose females.

How to look after an animal when it is pregnant and when it gives birth.

THIRD WEEK

Production of meat.

Read pages 25 to 30.

How to prevent the females being covered by the male when they are still too young.

All animals finish at the butchers. So you must try to improve the meat production of all animals.

FOURTH WEEK

Selling animals.

Read pages 31 and 32.

Reread pages 25 to 30.

It is not enough to produce. You have to sell.

How is the sale of animals organized where you live?

Reread all the course.

Answer the question paper.