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Disease ControlAnimalNutritionAnimal Behavior
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Aprox. 18 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study; 5-7 hours/week...
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
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1 hora para concluir

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
1 vídeo (total de (Total 3 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Reading4 leituras
About the Discussion Forums10min
Syllabus10min
Updating Your Profile10min
Social Media10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Orientation Quiz10min
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Week 1: Animals and Sustainable Food Production

This week we will review the universal and historical principles underlying livestock system design, and how management of genetics, nutrition, and the environment have advanced efficiency through their impact on the physiological processes that control animal growth, development, and production...
Reading
7 vídeos (total de (Total 70 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video7 videos
1.1. The Challenges Before Us: Feeding 9 Billion People 5min
1.2. People: Our Role in Managing Animal Well-Being 8min
1.3. Farming 101: The Basics of Livestock Production19min
1.4. Understanding Growth17min
1.5. Production Efficiency through the Ages8min
1.6. The Economics of Production9min
Reading2 leituras
Week 1 Overview10min
Week 1 Readings and Resources10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 1 Quiz20min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Week 2: Disease as a Barrier to Sustainability

This week we will demonstrate the link between nutrition and health at every stage of life and production by examining the science behind efficient nutritional intake, uptake, and utilization, and exploring the mechanisms by which disease can interfere with these processes....
Reading
7 vídeos (total de (Total 66 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video7 videos
2.1. The "Inside" Science of Nutrition 11min
2.2. The Particles and Partitioning of Dietary Nutrients 9min
2.3. Failure of Nutrient Utilization: Characterization and Treatment17min
2.4. The Two-Way Street of Organ System Health and Nutrition10min
2.5. Nutrition and Disease: From Tip to Tail7min
2.6. The Toll of Infectious Disease on Growth and Production8min
Reading2 leituras
Week 2 Overview10min
Week 2 Readings and Resources10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 2 Quiz20min
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3
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4 horas para concluir

Week 3: Animals' Response to Infectious Disease

This week we will introduce the concept of the farm and each production system as an ecosystem in which animals and microbes live in mutualistic relationships, and explain the beneficial impact of ecologically managing the microbes alongside the animals to enhance host defense, animal health, and production efficiency....
Reading
11 vídeos (total de (Total 95 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video11 videos
3.1. Microbes: Friend or Foe? 10min
3.2. Promoting Friendly Farm Infections 7min
3.3. Microbial Colonization in the Newborn World 8min
3.4. The Farm: It’s a Bug’s World 8min
3.5. In Defense of Normality 12min
3.6. The Energetic Cost of Defense 7min
3.7. When the Defense Cannot Defend 14min
3.8. The War Within 7min
3.9. Defending the Airways 7min
3.10. Defending the Next Generation 8min
Reading2 leituras
Week 3 Overview10min
Week 3 Readings and Resources10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz20min
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4
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4 horas para concluir

Week 4: Our Role in Fighting Infectious Disease

This week we consider the ravages of infectious disease on animal well-being and production system efficiency by considering disease as a war between infectious agents and their reluctant hosts, acting both at an individual and population level that can be measured and managed. ...
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6 vídeos (total de (Total 75 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video6 videos
4.1. Knowing the Enemy: Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites25min
4.2. Pathogen Armaments11min
4.3. Watching the War: Anatomy of a Disease Outbreak15min
4.4. Changing the Course of Infections13min
4.5. Strengthening the Defenses: Vaccines7min
Reading2 leituras
Week 4 Overview10min
Week 4 Readings and Resources10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 4 Quiz20min
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por NAOct 19th 2018

sustainable food production through livestock is a very organized and impressive course.it fulfill the modern requirements and gives us more efficient knowledge about animals

por AMNov 29th 2016

i enjoyed the course so much i didn't want it to finish thanks to the doctors for their simple clear illustration their interesting way in giving us the information

Instrutores

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Dr. Jim Lowe, DVM, MS, Dip ABVP (Food Animal)

Associate Professor
Integrated Food Animal Management Systems, College of Veterinary Medicine
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Dr. Brian Aldridge, BVSc, MS, PhD, Dip ACVIM (Large Animal), MRCVS

Clinical Professor
Integrated Food Animal Management Systems, College of Veterinary Medicine

Sobre University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

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