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Livestock Health and Welfare 1/Nutrition 1/Production 1 (Introduction)


Course Information


If you are resident in Wales, this course is free until the end of 2023. If you would like to continue with the course after this time the fees are £100 for non-accredited CPD or £250 to access assessments and work towards 5-credits. More details at https://ibersdl.org.uk/study-options/ibers-dl-microcredentials/about-microcredentials/

This course acts as an introduction to three sets of microcredentials and can be used as:

  • Livestock Health and Welfare 1
  • Livestock Nutrition 1
  • Livestock Production 1

It provides an introduction to both the principles of energy and nutrient metabolism in farm animals; and the general legislation and management of livestock welfare across the dairy, beef and sheep, pig and poultry sectors. 

CQFW Level 7 - Masters Level


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Course Leader

Dr Dave Cutress
Course Description

Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will explore:

• The current understanding of livestock health and welfare to its historic origins
• The strengths and weaknesses of commonly used methodologies used to assess health and welfare.
• The importance of health and welfare to the sustainability of future food production.
• The principles of energy and nutrient metabolism in farm animals

Those wishing to be assessed will take a Masters level quiz at the end of the module (pass-mark 70%)

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I live outside Wales.
21/06/202331/12/2023£100.00[Read More]

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