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Неделя
1
2 ч. на завершение

Population Growth and Global Animal Industries

This module introduces the course by discussing the pressing need to address global food security as well as the accompanying challenges and ethical issues. We also explore the role that livestock play in the food production system and review trends in animal production....
11 видео ((всего 104 мин.)), 2 тестов
11 видео
Welcome to the Course1мин
Global Food Security: What's the Status?11мин
What About Livestock Systems? Part 110мин
What About Livestock Systems? Part 214мин
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110мин
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 213мин
Copy of What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110мин
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 19мин
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 29мин
Demand for Animal Products8мин
2 практического упражнения
Population Growth and Global Food Security16мин
Trends in Animal Production10мин
Неделя
2
1 ч. на завершение

Issues Surrounding Animal Production

This module begins to explore the fundamental principles of animal production operations and the issues surrounding animal production. We will look at the efficiency and environmental impact of the food system as well as animal welfare concerns. Finally, we will discuss the importance of water as an essential resource for the food production system. ...
6 видео ((всего 54 мин.)), 2 тестов
6 видео
"Long Shadow - Concerns"8мин
Introduction to Animal Welfare7мин
Land Use: Animal Feeding Systems and Major Food/Feed Crops10мин
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 110мин
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 210мин
2 практического упражнения
Livestock Issues in Food Security20мин
Water as a Resource in Food Production10мин
Неделя
3
2 ч. на завершение

Animal Feeds and the Environment

This module focuses on animal feeds and their important role in the animal production system. You will gain an understanding of the constituents in feed as well as how feed is classified. We will also examine and explain how nutrients flow through the environment. Finally, we will look at the problem of food waste and identify solutions. ...
9 видео ((всего 78 мин.)), 3 тестов
9 видео
What are Roughages?11мин
Feed Analysis7мин
Nutrient Concentration in Modern Animal Systems7мин
Nitrogen (N) in Food Production8мин
The N/P Ratio Dilemma6мин
Animal Manure: Waste or Resource10мин
Feeding Management: Nutrient Source Control9мин
Food Waste7мин
3 практического упражнения
Animal Feed Components and Their Analysis12мин
Nutrients in Animal Production16мин
Food Waste8мин
Неделя
4
1 ч. на завершение

General Animal Production, Efficiency and Food Safety

This module continues the discussion of animal production operations by looking at factors that affect farms’ animal yields and environmental efficiency. We will also explore food safety, how and why antibiotics are used in food production, and the importance of veterinary medicine as part of the livestock system. Finally, we will look at the challenges of food security and livestock farming in the developing world....
7 видео ((всего 57 мин.)), 3 тестов
7 видео
Food Safety, Elements of Concern - The Big Picture6мин
Antibiotic Use in Livestock5мин
Growth Promotion vs. Disease Prevention8мин
Trends in Antibiotic Use5мин
Rinderpest11мин
Challenges of Food Security in the Developing World9мин
3 практического упражнения
The Animal Production Unit6мин
Food Safety and Antibiotic Use10мин
Livestock, Veterinary Medicine and Food Security8мин
Неделя
5
2 ч. на завершение

Dairy Production

Welcome to the first week of the course which explores a particular animal production sector. The focus for this module will be dairy. The life cycle of a dairy cow as well as the environmental impact of dairy production will be covered. We'll also explore housing systems, milking technologies, trends and animal welfare issues in the dairy production system. Finally we will address public health concerns in dairy production including hormone use, antibiotic use, and milk safety in the U.S....
9 видео ((всего 79 мин.)), 3 тестов
9 видео
Resource Use in Dairy Production13мин
Example of Yield Impact on Water Use (Dairy)5мин
Housing Systems in Dairy Production11мин
Hand Milking to Robotics9мин
Industry Trends in Dairy Production10мин
Bovine Somatotropin BST8мин
Are There Antibiotics in Milk?6мин
Milk Safety in the U.S.8мин
3 практического упражнения
Life Cycle and Environmental Impact12мин
U.S. Industry and Animal Welfare12мин
Public Health12мин
Неделя
6
1 ч. на завершение

Swine Production

This module will examine the life cycle of market hogs and mother sows in the U.S. swine production system. Swine housing and the rationale behind those facilities will be covered in addition to welfare and the trends and challenges currently affecting the swine industry....
4 видео ((всего 15 мин.)), 2 тестов
4 видео
The Life Cycle of a Mother Sow2мин
Why are Most Pigs Raised Indoors?2мин
Sow Housing and Welfare7мин
2 практического упражнения
Life Cycle and U.S. Industry14мин
Animal Welfare12мин
Неделя
7
1 ч. на завершение

Poultry Production

This module examines the production system and life cycle of U.S. poultry. We'll address animal welfare issues and emerging challenges and finish the week with a discussion about public health concerns related to the poultry production system....
4 видео ((всего 41 мин.)), 3 тестов
4 видео
The U.S. Poultry Industry9мин
Welfare/Husbandry Emerging Issues12мин
Avian Influenza10мин
3 практического упражнения
Life Cycle and U.S. Industry10мин
Animal Welfare12мин
Public Health8мин
Неделя
8
3 ч. на завершение

Beef Production

The final module of the course focuses on beef production systems. We will examine the production system and life cycle of U.S. beef cattle. Then, we'll address animal health as well as public health issues. Finally, we'll finish the week with a discussion about the international beef industry. ...
11 видео ((всего 112 мин.)), 4 тестов
11 видео
The Beef Cow Life Cycle Part 210мин
United States Beef Industry Part 114мин
United States Beef Industry Part 216мин
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 116мин
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 29мин
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 38мин
Implant Technology in Beef Production8мин
International Beef Industry Part 110мин
International Beef Industry Part 29мин
Thank You! Concluding Thoughts44
4 практического упражнения
Life Cycle12мин
U.S. Industry8мин
Animal and Public Health12мин
International Industry10мин
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автор: AAMar 11th 2019

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автор: YKMar 5th 2019

Fantastic Course! I was so pleased to participate in a course on Feeding the World and to learn it's reality. Thanks to all who put this course on.

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Dr. David Galligan

Professor of Animal Health Economics
School of Veterinary Medicine
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James Ferguson

Professor of Nutrition
School of Veterinary Medicine

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