Domain - Livestock Husbandry

Domain - Livestock Husbandry

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Level 3

Describe livestock reproductive processes and practices

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standards 19086, 1532, 1534, 24642.

28971 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the primary industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe livestock reproductive processes and practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with livestock mating and mating management

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 1525, 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, 24820.

28972 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the primary industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to assist with: premating preparation of livestock; moving and handling livestock for mating; and mating related observations and recordings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with livestock parturition

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standards 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, 24820.

28973 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the primary industry. People accredited with this unit standard are able to assist with: managing pregnant livestock; livestock parturition; moving and handling livestock during parturition; and keeping parturition related records.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe livestock selection for increased productivity

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standards 1518 and 24809.

28974 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are required to describe livestock selection for increased productivity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate understanding of livestock anatomy, physiology, behaviour and animal welfare obligations
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 28976, and unit standard 28977 were replaced by unit standard 32009.

28975 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are required to assist with livestock husbandry tasks in a pastoral livestock system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Recognise, and assist with treatment of, livestock health problems
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 28975, and unit standard 28977 were replaced by 32009. This unit standard replaced unit standards 24619, 24638 and 24817.

28976 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are required to assist with livestock husbandry tasks in a pastoral livestock system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with implementation of livestock preventative health programmes
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 28975 and unit standard 28976 were replaced by unit standard 32009.

28977 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are required to assist with livestock husbandry tasks in a pastoral livestock system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of biosecurity relating to livestock

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Version 2

28978 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the primary industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of biosecurity relating to livestock.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with rearing of young dairy stock
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 32091. This unit standard replaced unit standards 19072 and 19087.

28979 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are assisting with the rearing of young dairy stock from birth until weaning in a specific farming context.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with rearing of young stock from birth until first mating, sale or slaughter

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 10090.

28980 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to assist with the rearing of young stock from birth until first mating, sale or slaughter in a specific farming context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of livestock health problems

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 28975, unit standard 28976, and unit standard 28977.

32009 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the primary industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: observe and report on livestock health, and assist with the diagnosis of livestock health problems in a farming context; assist with the implementation of a livestock preventative health programme; and describe and apply the obligations of livestock welfare legislation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with neonatal care and weaning of livestock in a dairy farming operation

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 28979.

32091 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a farming dairy operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: assist with neonate care and handling after birth; describe care and welfare practices for rearing and assisting with handling neonates in the rearing facilities; describe gold colostrum and assist with feeding neonates; and assist with weaning young dairy livestock.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 29 October 2020