Course Code: VET502

Course Title : Livestock Production Economics

Weekly Teaching Hours: ( 2,0)

Course Description : This course is dealt with meaning of common terms and principles of basic law economics as applied to livestock production, livestock marketing as well as management of resource, finance and labour. This course will also provide knowledge on accounting part of livestock farm management and procedures and software on cost-benefit analysis of livestock diseases control programs.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Economics of Animal health and production by Rushton. 2008
  • Principles of Agricultural Economics by Barkley and Barkley. 2013

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.