Animal Husbandry training

This course teaches basic domestic animal husbandry techniques. This includes behavior, restraint, basic feeding principles, animal handling, principles of humane care, housing and management (exclusive of reproduction). Also discussed are species and breed identification.
The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of husbandry and how to apply it to different species. This understanding includes animal behavior and its impact on restraint, handling, and management. Proper restraint, handling, and management then lead to humane care.

1. Introduction to animal husbandry
2. Ethics of animal use
3. Breed and species identification
4. General restraint techniques
5. Restraint and handling of dogs and cats
6. Restraint and handling of cattle, sheep, goats and swine
7. Animal housing, general principles
8. Discussion of “Animals in Translation”
9. Species specific management

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