COURSE CODE: ANP 508

COURSE TITLE: Controlled Breeding of Cattle, Sheep and Goats

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2

COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Dr. Tolulope Julius Williams B. Agric., M.Sc., PhD

Email: tolwilly@gmail.com

Office Location: ANP Staff Office, COLANIM

Other Lecturers: Prof. O.A Osinowo, Dr. I. J. James

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

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.

 

ANP 508 Lecture Notes

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