Livestock Production Systems

  • Level: Master 1
  • Period: Semester 2
  • Language: English
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Teacher/Coordinator: Valérie Jacquerie and Hélène Leruste

Main Objectives

Enhance knowledge on cattle, sheep, pig and poultry farming techniques in France and abroad
Identify the actors in these sectors
Understand the issues and developments in the sector

Skills Developed

  • Production systems / markets (meat and milk)
  • Analysis of technical and economic results
  • Systemic approach to Livestock Production and Organization
  • Compare breeding methods in different European countries


General Content

10 sessions: Courses / conferences, Visits + self-managed and personal work . Topics= Breeding of suckling cattle, pig breeding, breeding laying hens, sheep-goat farming

1 Week: Study mission of 2-3 days, with preparation and restitution. Topic = Study of a theme according to destination (eg environment and competitiveness in the Netherlands)


Oral defense in group – Written report


Valérie Jacquerie
Professor - Researcher
Hélène Leruste
Professor - Academic Advisor, Agricultural Science
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