117.344 Animal Growth and Meat Production (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2020. For 2019 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Requirements
  • Expected prior learning
  • Learning outcomes

Patterns of growth and development of farm animals will be described with emphasis on those characteristics of growth with economic implications for meat production, such as the rate, efficiency and composition of growth. Structural and functional aspects of muscle, bone and fat as they relate to animal well-being as well as carcass and meat quality will be considered. In describing factors that can affect animal growth, carcass composition and meat quality, particular attention will be given to on-farm factors.

Requirements Requirements help

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2019 * Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2019 * Double Semester Distance
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey