Module 1: Animal Husbandry (100 hours)
Learn from our team of professional animal scientists and study animal systems and physiology, find out how to diagnose disease and how to determine if an animal has sustained an injury.This course was designed to give you an introduction to the basics of animal anatomy and physiology, from understanding the digestive, circulatory, nervous, reproductive and urinary systems, to learning about animal skeletons, muscles and their meat.
Module 2: Animal Feed and Nutrition (100 hours)
This course introduces animal foods, food components, evaluating food and digestibility for animals, classifying foods and calculating ratios. You will learn how to manage food and nutrition for pets, farm animals or wildlife in zoos. Gain a deeper understanding of food components and what makes up each food, and how to classify foods and the difference between each of the classifications.
Module 3: Pasture Management (100 hours)
This course is designed as an introduction to understanding pasture management, how to grow new pastures and how to improve existing. Every livestock farmer is first and foremost a pasture farmer. Farmers have been known to turn unprofitable farms into commercial successes by simply improving pasture. Whether dealing with small or large properties, pasture management is an important part of many types of farm enterprises. This course is designed to be useful to those already managing existing pastures and those who wish to establish successful new pastures.