Animal husbandry Obj
Rangelands are shrublands, woodlands,
wetlands, and deserts that are grazed by
domestic livestock or wild animals.
(6b)-poisonous plants: the presence of some
poisonous plants limits these of the range to
cattle or sheep or goats, a kind of stock may not
be affected by a toxic plant or another.
-topography: cattle are known to prefer level to
gently rolling topography-water: sheep and
goats are known to tolerate shortage of water
more than cattle
-vegetative cover: sheep and goats feed better
on shorter forage species than cattle
1. economic feasibility
2. economic efficiency
3. cost effectiveness
(i) Ovulation is the release of eggs or egg cells
from the ovary in female animals,
regulated in mammals by hormones of
the pituitary gland.
(ii) Oestrus is a regularly occurring period
of sexual receptivity in most female
mammals, during which ovulation occurs and
copulation can take place.
-the adbominal cavity
-the sternum(breast bone)
(i)it contains the medulla which receives impulse
from the vertebral column
(ii)the thoracic protects the spinal cord
(iii)the cervical iss the neck region
(iv) the abdominal cavity protects the spinal cord
(v) the sternum refers to as brast bone because
protects the breast.
LACTATION:this is the presence of seperating
ones from their mother after birth
rumination:this refers to as the process of
regurgitation process in farm animals i.e animals
which can feed on their digested food through
perestatic movement e.g sheep, goat
(1di)to provide strength to the new born calf
(idii)to protect them from harmful micro-
(1dii)they acts as red blood cells before their red
blood cells can be active
(1diV)to enable proper development and growth
1)Unpredictable number of eggs are
2)Process cannot be programmed
3)There is risk of predators /parasites 4)Not
suitable for commercial
5)Low hatchability of eggs
6)Eggs are often exposed to adverse
(4a) Animal Husbandiy Is a branch of
agriculture concerned with the
production and care of domestic
– The clothes we wear come from
cotton, hemp or other plant fibers that
are manufactured into wearable items.
– The houses we build and live in are
often constructed using wildlife resources like
wood from trees.
– The paper we write and print on
comes from trees and other plant fibers.
– The food we eat, obviously, comes
from animals and plants.
Animal husbandry Obj