Unit Code: AGR809

Unit Title: Animal Breeds & Breeding

This unit covers topics that are on animal genetics, breeding systems and types of breeds of farm animals that are raised for human consumption. The topics that relate to genetics will cover the fundamental principles of genetics that about theories of inheritance and breeding systems. It will cover topics on types of animal breeds that are used locally and overseas. This will provide knowledge and facilitate training to acquire skills to support learners’ understandings about these fields that will enable learners to gain required skills to enhance their abilities for future advancement in animal breeding, selection and management practices in agriculture.