Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management

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  • Introductive Level

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Course details

Syllabus

  • Week 1 - 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.
  • Week 1 - 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...
  • Week 2 - 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 th...
  • Week 3 - 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 enh...
  • Week 4 - 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 mea...
  • Week 5 - Week 5: Our Role in Preventing Infectious Disease
    This week we will be discussing the role of caregivers in managing, preventing, and controlling infectious disease in livestock-based production systems, and help you appreciate how an understanding of the prey-predator relationship can be used in the design o...
  • Week 6 - Week 6: Infectious Disease and the World's Food
    This week we will be discussing infectious disease and its impact on food safety and security at the regional, national, international, and global level. We will also help you understand how outbreaks of important infectious diseases, such as Ebola and foot-an...

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Dr. Jim Lowe, DVM, MS, Dip ABVP (Food Animal)
Associate Professor
Integrated Food Animal Management Systems, College of Veterinary Medicine

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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