COURSE CODE: ANP 508
COURSE TITLE: Controlled Breeding of Cattle, Sheep and Goats
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. Tolulope Julius Williams B. Agric., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: ANP Staff Office, COLANIM
Definition of Controlled Breeding (CB), Advantages of CB and Disadvantages. Principles of CB, Separation of sexes, Reproductive cycle, Oestrus synchronization, Oestrus detection, Controlled mating, Artificial insemination, Pregnancy diagnosis. Methods of increasing litter size, Flushing, Superovulation, Anti-steroid immunization, Reproductive performance, Herd and Flock structures, Herd and Flock projections, Intensive sheep and goat production, Livestock recording.
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