University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

10-415 Principles of Farm Animal Care and Welfare W(3-0)

Students will be introduced to the main theoretical concepts of bioethics as related to contemporary animal agriculture. They will be familiarized with the history of the animal welfare movement, including its effect on producers and consumers of animal products. The course will emphasize the techniques of assessment of animal well-being and review legal requirements and voluntarily accepted codes for sound animal care and safe animal handling.

Prerequisites: 20 course credits.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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