Introduction to Fish & Animal Science (ARAG205)

Introduction to Fish & Animal Science (ARAG205)

The course aims to define animal agriculture and its characteristics in Aridland agriculture. It describes growth, biology of chicken, technology of reducing the effects of heat stress on egg and meat production, production practices, and genetic improvement of ruminant animals in a desert climate. The course also overviews related concepts such as marine environment, fish biology, fishing and aquaculture in the Arabian Gulf.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to :

  1. Define The Relationship Between Human Population Growth And Animal And Fish Resources
  2. Describe Methods Used To Assess The Expected Performance Of Fish And Animal
  3. Distinguish Between Traditional Fish & Animal Production Systems And Fish & Animal Industries
  4. Identify Basic Concepts And Principles Of Animal Nutrition, Growth, Behavior & Welfare Reproduction, And Genetics, As Well As Practical Commercial Applications.
  5. Identify The Animal Production Profiles And Their Contributions To Human Needs, Both Locally And Internationally.
  6. Identify The Framework For Fisheries Conservation And Management
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