932102 Animal breeding
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Willam, Alfons
- Division of Livestock Sciences (NUWI)
- Offered in
- Wintersemester 2017/18
- Languages of instruction
Evolution - domestication - breeds - animal breeding, animal performances, basic principles of animal breeding (Mendelian rules, Hardy-Weinberg-Equilibrium, basic genetic model, population parameters, performance testing, estimation of breeding values), factors affecting response of selection (genetic variability, selection intensity, accuracy of selection, generation interval), selection methods and mating systems, utilisation of breeds in cattle, pig, sheep, goat, poultry and horse, excersices for better understanding the basic principles.
- Previous knowledge expected
Course 954.112: Introduction to Genetics (AW)
Course 851.111: Statistics
- Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)
The aim of this course is to obtain a general view of the basics of animal breeding.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.