Courses

Carbohydrates Metabolism: Digestion of carbohydrates, glycolysis and fate of pyruvate in different organisms; tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle; pentose phosphate pathway and fate of reduced coenzymes; catabolism of monosaccharides other than glucose;...

Cell and Tissue: Their principal chemical constituents and main metabolic activities. The characteristics of, and differences between eukaryotes, prokaryotes and viruses. Compartmentalisation and control of cellular environment. Functional role of the main...

Avian biology and its important in management; hatchery set-up and management; processing and marketing of poultry; rearing of broiler breeder; management of various species of poultry; Housing and equipment for swine production; breeding and marking of swine...

Genes and gene action – nature and control of gene function and the phenotypic expression of genes; definitions, types and consequences of  mutations and chromosome observations; detrimental and lethal genes in farm animals; concept of gene...

Animal nutrition and its importance in modern agriculture; introduction to animal nutrition; feed composition and common methods of analysis for nutrients and feedstuffs; the gastrointestinal tract and nutrition; measurements of feed and nutrient utilization...

Origin, classification, global distribution.  Adaptive physiology/Mechanism of adaptation, stress syndrome in swine.  Anatomic and physiological characteristics, importance of swine to man.  Breeds, Behaviour: maternal , social, investigatory,...

Limitations to the small ruminant industry in Ghana and Government interventions to enhance  the industry; reproductive wastage and factors that affect reproductive rates in small ruminants – little size, young mortality and lambing/kidding...