Applied Animal Reproduction
Subject DASC30006 (2010)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four lectures; six hours tutorials; 18 hours practical work to be undertaken at Parkville and Werribee |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
202-103 Biology for Land and Food Resources or 650-141 Biology of Cells and Organisms; and
208-202 Animal Physiology or 200264 Applied Animal Physiology or 654-218 Comparative Animal Physiology
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Recommended Background Knowledge:
Study Period Commencement:
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654-314 (pre 2005)
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMs Tina Chamberlain
Phone: 8344 5527
MSLE Student Centre
Phone: 8344 0276
The aim of this subject is to give students of animal science and management the fundamentals of applied reproductive biology and to develop the skills necessary for the management of reproductive performance of domestic animals. The content includes comparative structure and function of male and female reproductive organs; endocrinology and neuro-endocrinology of reproductive cycles; mating, fertilisation, pregnancy, parturition and lactation; environmental control of reproduction, nutrition-reproduction interactions, seasonality, and stress and behaviour; use of exogenous hormones to manipulate reproduction; reproductive biotechnologies including embryo transfer; and manipulating male reproduction.
On completion of this subject students should:
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One problem-based learning project with assessment (15% of final marks), laboratory work, worksheets and up to three written practical report of not more than 1000 words each (35%), one written essay or short-answer style examination of up to 3 hours (50% of final marks).
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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This subject involves the use of animals. Students should be aware that this is an essential part of the subject and exemption from this component is not possible.
Credit cannot be gained for 208-325 and any of 654-314 (pre 2005), 654-324 and 654-304.
Bachelor of Agriculture |
Bachelor of Science
Animal Disease Biotechnology |
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