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AGPR 115
Animal Health and Disease


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Basic information on animal health and disease prevention. Topics include fundamentals of the nature of disease, nutrition, sanitation, disinfection, immunization, and basic husbandry practices.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Understand and describe the causes, methods of transmission, and the prevention of diseases.
  • Describe briefly the structure and function of the various systems of the animal body.
  • Describe and understand the non-infectious disorders.
  • Explain the life cycles of external and internal parasites and methods of control.
  • Identify various poisonous plants indigenous to the Pacific Northwest.
  • Exhibit knowledge of infectious diseases that are common in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Demonstrate the procedure on taking the temperature, heart and respiration rate of an animal and significance of each.
  • Demonstrate the correct procedure for the proper restraints of animals.
  • Demonstrate the correct procedure for the proper administration of vaccines.

  • Course Topics
  • Nature of Diseases
  • Immunity and Immunization
  • Basic Concepts of Stress
  • Sanitation and disease control
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies and interrelationships
  • Anatomy and physiology - Infectious diseases of the systems and Metabolic disorders.
  • Poisonings - plant, chemical, moldy feeds, mycotoxins
  • Parasites - affect of, life cycles and control
  • Practical - restraints, vital signs and vaccines

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 115
    Spring 2004
    0050
    Michael Moramarco


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
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    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.