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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
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Population Growth and Global Animal Industries

This module introduces the course by discussing the pressing need to address global food security as well as the accompanying challenges and ethical issues. We also explore the role that livestock play in the food production system and review trends in animal production....
11 vídeos (total de (Total 104 mín.) min), 2 testes
11 videos
Welcome to the Course1min
Global Food Security: What's the Status?11min
What About Livestock Systems? Part 110min
What About Livestock Systems? Part 214min
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110min
What are the Ethical Issues? Part 213min
Copy of What are the Ethical Issues? Part 110min
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 19min
Mega Trends in Animal Production Part 29min
Demand for Animal Products8min
2 exercícios práticos
Population Growth and Global Food Security16min
Trends in Animal Production10min
Semana
2
1 hora para concluir

Issues Surrounding Animal Production

This module begins to explore the fundamental principles of animal production operations and the issues surrounding animal production. We will look at the efficiency and environmental impact of the food system as well as animal welfare concerns. Finally, we will discuss the importance of water as an essential resource for the food production system. ...
6 vídeos (total de (Total 54 mín.) min), 2 testes
6 videos
"Long Shadow - Concerns"8min
Introduction to Animal Welfare7min
Land Use: Animal Feeding Systems and Major Food/Feed Crops10min
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 110min
Water: The Essential Resource for the Food Industry Part 210min
2 exercícios práticos
Livestock Issues in Food Security20min
Water as a Resource in Food Production10min
Semana
3
2 horas para concluir

Animal Feeds and the Environment

This module focuses on animal feeds and their important role in the animal production system. You will gain an understanding of the constituents in feed as well as how feed is classified. We will also examine and explain how nutrients flow through the environment. Finally, we will look at the problem of food waste and identify solutions. ...
9 vídeos (total de (Total 78 mín.) min), 3 testes
9 videos
What are Roughages?11min
Feed Analysis7min
Nutrient Concentration in Modern Animal Systems7min
Nitrogen (N) in Food Production8min
The N/P Ratio Dilemma6min
Animal Manure: Waste or Resource10min
Feeding Management: Nutrient Source Control9min
Food Waste7min
3 exercícios práticos
Animal Feed Components and Their Analysis12min
Nutrients in Animal Production16min
Food Waste8min
Semana
4
1 hora para concluir

General Animal Production, Efficiency and Food Safety

This module continues the discussion of animal production operations by looking at factors that affect farms’ animal yields and environmental efficiency. We will also explore food safety, how and why antibiotics are used in food production, and the importance of veterinary medicine as part of the livestock system. Finally, we will look at the challenges of food security and livestock farming in the developing world....
7 vídeos (total de (Total 57 mín.) min), 3 testes
7 videos
Food Safety, Elements of Concern - The Big Picture6min
Antibiotic Use in Livestock5min
Growth Promotion vs. Disease Prevention8min
Trends in Antibiotic Use5min
Rinderpest11min
Challenges of Food Security in the Developing World9min
3 exercícios práticos
The Animal Production Unit6min
Food Safety and Antibiotic Use10min
Livestock, Veterinary Medicine and Food Security8min
Semana
5
2 horas para concluir

Dairy Production

Welcome to the first week of the course which explores a particular animal production sector. The focus for this module will be dairy. The life cycle of a dairy cow as well as the environmental impact of dairy production will be covered. We'll also explore housing systems, milking technologies, trends and animal welfare issues in the dairy production system. Finally we will address public health concerns in dairy production including hormone use, antibiotic use, and milk safety in the U.S....
9 vídeos (total de (Total 79 mín.) min), 3 testes
9 videos
Resource Use in Dairy Production13min
Example of Yield Impact on Water Use (Dairy)5min
Housing Systems in Dairy Production11min
Hand Milking to Robotics9min
Industry Trends in Dairy Production10min
Bovine Somatotropin BST8min
Are There Antibiotics in Milk?6min
Milk Safety in the U.S.8min
3 exercícios práticos
Life Cycle and Environmental Impact12min
U.S. Industry and Animal Welfare12min
Public Health12min
Semana
6
1 hora para concluir

Swine Production

This module will examine the life cycle of market hogs and mother sows in the U.S. swine production system. Swine housing and the rationale behind those facilities will be covered in addition to welfare and the trends and challenges currently affecting the swine industry....
4 vídeos (total de (Total 15 mín.) min), 2 testes
4 videos
The Life Cycle of a Mother Sow2min
Why are Most Pigs Raised Indoors?2min
Sow Housing and Welfare7min
2 exercícios práticos
Life Cycle and U.S. Industry14min
Animal Welfare12min
Semana
7
1 hora para concluir

Poultry Production

This module examines the production system and life cycle of U.S. poultry. We'll address animal welfare issues and emerging challenges and finish the week with a discussion about public health concerns related to the poultry production system....
4 vídeos (total de (Total 41 mín.) min), 3 testes
4 videos
The U.S. Poultry Industry9min
Welfare/Husbandry Emerging Issues12min
Avian Influenza10min
3 exercícios práticos
Life Cycle and U.S. Industry10min
Animal Welfare12min
Public Health8min
Semana
8
3 horas para concluir

Beef Production

The final module of the course focuses on beef production systems. We will examine the production system and life cycle of U.S. beef cattle. Then, we'll address animal health as well as public health issues. Finally, we'll finish the week with a discussion about the international beef industry. ...
11 vídeos (total de (Total 112 mín.) min), 4 testes
11 videos
The Beef Cow Life Cycle Part 210min
United States Beef Industry Part 114min
United States Beef Industry Part 216min
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 116min
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 29min
U.S. Beef Industry - Animal Health Part 38min
Implant Technology in Beef Production8min
International Beef Industry Part 110min
International Beef Industry Part 29min
Thank You! Concluding Thoughts44s
4 exercícios práticos
Life Cycle12min
U.S. Industry8min
Animal and Public Health12min
International Industry10min
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por AAMar 11th 2019

Coursera indeed has changed my life and empowered me the right skills for a better tomorrow .\n\ni am gratefully appreciate you , for all you have done to bless us

por YKMar 5th 2019

Fantastic Course! I was so pleased to participate in a course on Feeding the World and to learn it's reality. Thanks to all who put this course on.

Instrutores

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Dr. David Galligan

Professor of Animal Health Economics
School of Veterinary Medicine
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James Ferguson

Professor of Nutrition
School of Veterinary Medicine

Sobre Universidade da Pensilvânia

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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