Course Hero Logo

Agricultural science syllabus grades 8 9 nied 2015 15

Course Hero uses AI to attempt to automatically extract content from documents to surface to you and others so you can study better, e.g., in search results, to enrich docs, and more. This preview shows page 18 - 20 out of 47 pages.

Agricultural Science syllabus Grades 8 - 9, NIED 201515GENERAL OBJECTIVESLearners will:GRADE 8 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVESLearners should be able to:3.1.4Breeding and selectionunderstand the importance of animalbreeding and selectionexplain what is meant by animal breeding and artificial selection and their purposesoutline qualities of suitable animals for breeding purposes3.2Pig farming3.2.1Breedsacquire knowledge of different breeds of pigsfound in Namibia and Southern Africaidentify the most important indigenous and exotic breeds of pigs such as Large White, LargeBlack, SA Landrace, Red Wattle and others by visiting farms, collecting pictures, slides andphotosdescribe the characteristics of one breed suitable for the local areadistinguish between good and poor characteristics of pigs3.2.2Productionunderstand the purpose of keeping aparticular breed e.g. for bacon, pork andsausage productionexplain the purpose of keeping specific breeds of pigsobserve and describe the following: finishing off for the market, weighing, slaughtering,grading and cutting carcasses3.2.3Handling of pigsknow the techniques and methods ofhandling pigsstate reasons for marking, dosing, immunizing, castrating, teeth-clipping and regularinspection of pigs3.2.4Animal healthgain knowledge of the common diseases andparasites affecting the chosen breed in theirareadescribe pig diseases according to their symptomsdescribe how to prevent and control diseases and parasites affecting pigsdiscuss the role of veterinary services in animal health
Agricultural Science syllabus Grades 8 - 9, NIED 201516GENERAL OBJECTIVESLearners will:GRADE 8 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVESLearners should be able to:3.2.5Feedinggain knowledge of the types of feeds requiredby pigs at different stagesoutline feeds required at different stages as follows:-dry sows → mash-gestation → mash-lactating sows → green feed + weanermeal-piglet → creep + growing mash-boars → dry meal-fattening → finisher + meal fattenerexplain the importance of the different components of a balanced diet, including water3.2.6Marketingapply knowledge and skills related to themarketing of their animals and productsexplain the procedures to be followed in marketing pigs and pig productssuggest where and how to marketpigs and pig productsThe practical activities, approaches or demonstrations required for Grade 8 Topic Animal Production and subsequent topics are listedbelow. These are considered basic and all learners should be exposed to them as a minimum requirement.visit a nearby farm and observe different species and breeds of available farm animals; discuss with the farmer the different methods of caringfor these animalscollect and distinguish the different kinds of internal parasites and external parasites; discuss their harmful effects on animals, their preventionand their controlvisit pigsty and identify diseases according to their symptomsobserve the following practices: finishing off for the market, weighing animals, slaughtering, grading and cutting carcasses

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 47 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Summer
Professor
N/A
Tags

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture