Apply Standard Animal Feeding Procedures
PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME
The learner achieving this unit standard will be able to follow correct on-farm animal feeding practices. In addition, they will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas of animal feeding and nutrition. This will ensure healthy and well-fed animals, optimising production. This unit standard concentrates specifically on Nutrition Management.
Learners will gain specific knowledge and skills in animal feeding and nutrition and will be able to operate in an animal production environment implementing sustainable and economically viable production principles.
They will be capacitated to gain access to the mainstream agricultural sector, in animal production, impacting directly on the sustainability of the sub-sector. The improvement in production technology will also have a direct impact on the improvement of agricultural productivity of the sector.