Course Code: VET206

Course Title: Animal Genetics

Weekly Teaching Hour: (2,0)

Course Description : The course will focus on understanding the principles of animal genetics and population genetics, analysing, and utilizing the genetic basis of quantitative traits for animal breeding and genetics, genetics of quantitative traits, estimation of genetic values with a focus on application in the genomic selection.

 Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Animal Breddding and Genetics by Oldenbroek and Waaij, 2014.
  • Genomic selection by Weller.2016

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.