This course focuses on how to increase the efficiency of both intensive and extensive ruminant production systems.
It draws upon research within IBERS and elsewhere. It will cover topics including the basics of performance measuring, the latest research on ruminant genetics and using this to reduce the environmental impact of production.
You will explore the fundamental genetics and physiology underpinning animal production in reproductive technology, genetic improvement, dairy cattle production systems, meat production systems, meat and milk quality, and disease prevention and management.
Course Provider: Aberystwyth University
Course Date: This course commences each February
Course Delivery: Distance Learning – 14-week online course
Course Fee: POA