ANSC 213

Livestock Production Science

Course overview

Determine the genetic potential for productivity in flocks and herds, with study of the scientific principles of nutrition, reproduction, growth, animal welfare and health applied to animal production systems.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):


  • Animal Science, ANSC-105


  • restriction Livestock Production Systems I, ANSC-203

Available semesters Semester 1 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $1,110.00

Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain the relevance and application of key principles underlying successful livestock production systems.
  2. Extract and evaluate information from discussion and literature and apply it to problem-solving.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking by analysing and integrating new information into your understanding of issues.
  4. Recognise the interdependence between scientific knowledge and its application to agriculture.
  5. Demonstrate a sense of social responsibility and understanding of the roles of agriculture and agricultural production in the social and political environment.

Course examiners

Andrew Greer

Dr Andrew Greer

Head of Department

Department of Agricultural Sciences