117.764 Growth and Meat Science (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2021. For 2020 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Learning outcomes

An advanced course on animal growth and meat science, particularly with respect to the main meat-producing species farmed in New Zealand. Topics include factors affecting the rate, efficiency and composition of growth, measurement of body and carcass composition and meat quality, constraints to animal growth, the bases of variation in meat quality characteristics and physiological explanations for variation in growth. Opportunities are provided for individual students to focus on areas of personal interest.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2020 * Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2021 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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

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