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Nivel principiante

Aprox. 18 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study; 5-7 hours/week...

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Habilidades que obtendrás

Disease ControlAnimalNutritionAnimal Behavior

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Fechas límite flexibles

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Nivel principiante

Aprox. 18 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study; 5-7 hours/week...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
1 hora para completar

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
1 video (Total 3 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 lecturas
About the Discussion Forums10m
Syllabus10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Orientation Quiz10m
2 horas para completar

Week 1: Animals and Sustainable Food Production

This week we will review the universal and historical principles underlying livestock system design, and how management of genetics, nutrition, and the environment have advanced efficiency through their impact on the physiological processes that control animal growth, development, and production...
7 videos (Total 70 minutos), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
1.1. The Challenges Before Us: Feeding 9 Billion People 5m
1.2. People: Our Role in Managing Animal Well-Being 8m
1.3. Farming 101: The Basics of Livestock Production19m
1.4. Understanding Growth17m
1.5. Production Efficiency through the Ages8m
1.6. The Economics of Production9m
2 lecturas
Week 1 Overview10m
Week 1 Readings and Resources10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1 Quiz20m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

Week 2: Disease as a Barrier to Sustainability

This week we will demonstrate the link between nutrition and health at every stage of life and production by examining the science behind efficient nutritional intake, uptake, and utilization, and exploring the mechanisms by which disease can interfere with these processes....
7 videos (Total 66 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
2.1. The "Inside" Science of Nutrition 11m
2.2. The Particles and Partitioning of Dietary Nutrients 9m
2.3. Failure of Nutrient Utilization: Characterization and Treatment17m
2.4. The Two-Way Street of Organ System Health and Nutrition10m
2.5. Nutrition and Disease: From Tip to Tail7m
2.6. The Toll of Infectious Disease on Growth and Production8m
2 lecturas
Week 2 Overview10m
Week 2 Readings and Resources10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 2 Quiz20m
Semana
3
4 horas para completar

Week 3: Animals' Response to Infectious Disease

This week we will introduce the concept of the farm and each production system as an ecosystem in which animals and microbes live in mutualistic relationships, and explain the beneficial impact of ecologically managing the microbes alongside the animals to enhance host defense, animal health, and production efficiency....
11 videos (Total 95 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
3.1. Microbes: Friend or Foe? 10m
3.2. Promoting Friendly Farm Infections 7m
3.3. Microbial Colonization in the Newborn World 8m
3.4. The Farm: It’s a Bug’s World 8m
3.5. In Defense of Normality 12m
3.6. The Energetic Cost of Defense 7m
3.7. When the Defense Cannot Defend 14m
3.8. The War Within 7m
3.9. Defending the Airways 7m
3.10. Defending the Next Generation 8m
2 lecturas
Week 3 Overview10m
Week 3 Readings and Resources10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 3 Quiz20m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

Week 4: Our Role in Fighting Infectious Disease

This week we consider the ravages of infectious disease on animal well-being and production system efficiency by considering disease as a war between infectious agents and their reluctant hosts, acting both at an individual and population level that can be measured and managed. ...
6 videos (Total 75 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
4.1. Knowing the Enemy: Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites25m
4.2. Pathogen Armaments11m
4.3. Watching the War: Anatomy of a Disease Outbreak15m
4.4. Changing the Course of Infections13m
4.5. Strengthening the Defenses: Vaccines7m
2 lecturas
Week 4 Overview10m
Week 4 Readings and Resources10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 4 Quiz20m
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Principales revisiones

por NAOct 19th 2018

sustainable food production through livestock is a very organized and impressive course.it fulfill the modern requirements and gives us more efficient knowledge about animals

por AMNov 29th 2016

i enjoyed the course so much i didn't want it to finish thanks to the doctors for their simple clear illustration their interesting way in giving us the information

Instructores

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Dr. Jim Lowe, DVM, MS, Dip ABVP (Food Animal)

Associate Professor
Integrated Food Animal Management Systems, College of Veterinary Medicine
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Dr. Brian Aldridge, BVSc, MS, PhD, Dip ACVIM (Large Animal), MRCVS

Clinical Professor
Integrated Food Animal Management Systems, College of Veterinary Medicine

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