COURSE CODE: ABG 503
COURSE TITLE: Animal Behaviour
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. Martha N. Bemji
Office Location: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Other Lecturers: Dr. A.O. Adebambo
Features of Animal behaviour, Causes of onset of behaviour (Motivation and animal welfare), Types of behaviour: Learned behaviours and Innate behaviours (Aggression, Dominance status, Broodiness, Reproductive behaviour etc.), Effect of behaviour on animal management and productivity, Practical on agonistic behaviour and reproductive behaviour.