Course
Livestock Production Systems

  • Level: Master 1
  • Period: Semester 2
  • Language: English
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Teacher/Coordinator: Valéroe Jacquerie and Vanessa Guesdon

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
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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)

Evaluation

Oral defense in group – Written report

Contact

Valérie Jacquerie
Professor - Researcher
Vanessa Guesdon
Professor - Researcher
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