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100 % en línea

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Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Nivel principiante

Aprox. 15 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 hours/week...

Inglés (English)

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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total 104 minutos), 2 quizzes
11 videos
Welcome to the Course1m
Global Food Security: What's the Status?11m
What About Livestock Systems? Part 110m
What About Livestock Systems? Part 214m
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110m
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 213m
Copy of What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110m
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 19m
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 29m
Demand for Animal Products8m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Population Growth and Global Food Security16m
Trends in Animal Production10m
Semana
2
1 hora para completar

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 videos (Total 54 minutos), 2 quizzes
6 videos
"Long Shadow - Concerns"8m
Introduction to Animal Welfare7m
Land Use: Animal Feeding Systems and Major Food/Feed Crops10m
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 110m
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 210m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Livestock Issues in Food Security20m
Water as a Resource in Food Production10m
Semana
3
2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total 78 minutos), 3 quizzes
9 videos
What are Roughages?11m
Feed Analysis7m
Nutrient Concentration in Modern Animal Systems7m
Nitrogen (N) in Food Production8m
The N/P Ratio Dilemma6m
Animal Manure: Waste or Resource10m
Feeding Management: Nutrient Source Control9m
Food Waste7m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Animal Feed Components and Their Analysis12m
Nutrients in Animal Production16m
Food Waste8m
Semana
4
1 hora para completar

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 videos (Total 57 minutos), 3 quizzes
7 videos
Food Safety, Elements of Concern - The Big Picture6m
Antibiotic Use in Livestock5m
Growth Promotion vs. Disease Prevention8m
Trends in Antibiotic Use5m
Rinderpest11m
Challenges of Food Security in the Developing World9m
3 ejercicios de práctica
The Animal Production Unit6m
Food Safety and Antibiotic Use10m
Livestock, Veterinary Medicine and Food Security8m
Semana
5
2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total 79 minutos), 3 quizzes
9 videos
Resource Use in Dairy Production13m
Example of Yield Impact on Water Use (Dairy)5m
Housing Systems in Dairy Production11m
Hand Milking to Robotics9m
Industry Trends in Dairy Production10m
Bovine Somatotropin BST8m
Are There Antibiotics in Milk?6m
Milk Safety in the U.S.8m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Life Cycle and Environmental Impact12m
U.S. Industry and Animal Welfare12m
Public Health12m
Semana
6
1 hora para completar

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 videos (Total 15 minutos), 2 quizzes
4 videos
The Life Cycle of a Mother Sow2m
Why are Most Pigs Raised Indoors?2m
Sow Housing and Welfare7m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Life Cycle and U.S. Industry14m
Animal Welfare12m
Semana
7
1 hora para completar

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 videos (Total 41 minutos), 3 quizzes
4 videos
The U.S. Poultry Industry9m
Welfare/Husbandry Emerging Issues12m
Avian Influenza10m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Life Cycle and U.S. Industry10m
Animal Welfare12m
Public Health8m
Semana
8
3 horas para completar

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 videos (Total 112 minutos), 4 quizzes
11 videos
The Beef Cow Life Cycle Part 210m
United States Beef Industry Part 114m
United States Beef Industry Part 216m
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 116m
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 29m
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 38m
Implant Technology in Beef Production8m
International Beef Industry Part 110m
International Beef Industry Part 29m
Thank You! Concluding Thoughts44s
4 ejercicios de práctica
Life Cycle12m
U.S. Industry8m
Animal and Public Health12m
International Industry10m
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por AAMar 11th 2019

Coursera indeed has changed my life and empowered me the right skills for a better tomorrow .\n\ni am gratefully appreciate you , for all you have done to bless us

por 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.

Instructores

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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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