The Ruminant Health & Welfare course focuses on the latest research and legislation by drawing on the expertise of Aberystwyth University and the Royal Veterinary College, Wales.
The first half of this course will cover the general legislation and management of ruminant health and welfare across the three sectors of dairy, beef and sheep.
The second half will offer you the choice of which of these sectors you will be assessed on. Depending on which sector you choose you will cover the latest research on those diseases of most concern and will look at how welfare is measured and could be improved in that sector.
The module is delivered by Aberystwyth University, entirely online through distance learning.
On successful completion of this module participants should be able to:
Areas covered will include:
Within the following units you may specialise in either dairy, beef or sheep as your area of assessment:
AgriFood Training Partnership
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