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On completion of this module, students will be able to: Understand the different synchronisation treatments availble for cow/herd synchronisation and their advantages and disadvantages. Interpret various standard and more complicated ultrasound images. Have a goodunderstanding of the impact of genetics on performance and fertiilty performance of the herd as a whole. Understand the different herd fertility parameters that are availble to measure farm performance. Be able to both calculate and interpret fertility records in relation to events and performance of the herd as a whole.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Project: Students are to analyse the reproductive records from a farm of one of their own clients. They have to provide a concise definition of the problems found with possible solutions||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Alternative non-linear conversion grade scale 50%||Yes||
|Assignment: Various assignments throughout the module focussing on specific topics, these can be both individual and group based||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative non-linear conversion grade scale 50%||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Not yet recorded.
|Professor Mark Crowe||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Luke O'Grady||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Carla Coll||Tutor|
|Mr John Donlon||Tutor|
|Mr Finnian Logan||Tutor|
|Dr Catherine Mc Aloon||Tutor|
|Assoc Professor Conor McAloon||Tutor|
|Miss Vicki Rhodes||Tutor|