Large Animal Module

Students will typically be involved doing  research based in an agricultural environment .

Students will cover the learning outcomes as described by the EU expert working group.
It is normally held in one of the agricultural research institutions such as Teagasc or the Department of Agriculture Marine and Fisheries.

The course will cover

  • Basic  and applied  biology of common domestic animals
  • Animal  care, health and management:  how  these  affect  the  quality  of research
  • Pain  recognition  and  analgesia  in large animals
  • Severity  classification,  minimally  invasive  procedures,  restraint , local  and general anaesthesia
  • Euthanasia