aims at providing an understanding of the established facts underlying the
management and operation of livestock production with a view to inculcating
appropriate technical skills in students to enable them increase production,
improve productivity and cope with challenges arising there from. Topics covered
includes: An Overview of Animal Production: Concepts, Roles, Constraints and
Strategies, Effects of the Tropical Environment on Animal Production, Adaptation
and Acclimatisation as Means of Coping with Environmental Stress, Systems of
Livestock Production, Principles and Techniques in Livestock Breeding.