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Level 2

Prepare for calving and calve a cow as directed

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19074 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, as directed, to: check, record and report on cows preparing to calve; assist with calving a cow; and monitor cow and calf after calving as directed.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the safe handling of cattle in yards
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26417.

24620 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the safe handling of cattle in yards.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of breeds and classes of cattle, and identification and records for cattle

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 24624 replaced unit standard 19082.

24623 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the breeds and classes, and the methods of identification and record keeping, for cattle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with handling cattle in yards

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26417 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in the primary industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to assist with handling cattle in yards.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of rearing weaner or replacement cattle

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10082 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: feeding, health, and welfare requirements of weaner or replacement cattle to achieve optimum performance; and liveweight targets to achieve optimum lifetime performance when rearing weaner or replacement cattle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of calving, and associated diseases and health disorders

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19075 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: calving; and diseases, health disorders, and feeding and health requirements associated with reproduction and calving.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the role of feed allocation, and feed budgeting for cattle
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 19154 have been replaced by unit standard 24627. This unit standard and unit standard 19079 replaced unit standard 596.

19080 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the role of feed allocation; describe a feed budget for cattle for a full year; and perform calculations.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cattle breeding
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24623 and unit standard 24624. This unit standard replaced unit standard 871.

19082 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the principles of genetics as they affect livestock breeding; the identification and recording of traits for breeding purposes; the features and attributes of cattle; and culling and wastage of cattle.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cattle mating
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 873.

19084 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the stages and cycles of reproduction for cattle; the factors involved in achieving optimum conception rates in cattle; and identifying and recording stock in oestrus.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cattle reproductive organs, cycles, and processes
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 Unit standards 1532, 1534, 19086, 24642 have been replaced by unit standard 28971

19086 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the reproductive organs of cattle; cattle reproduction and related management factors; the factors involved in achieving optimum conception rates in cattle; identifying and recording cattle on heat; and perform calculations.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Handle and treat cattle
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 24638 replaced unit standard 19113. Unit standards 24619, 24638 and 24817 have been replaced by unit standard 28976.

24619 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: move cattle in yards, without assistance, as directed by a supervisor; prepare and use equipment, and handle cattle as directed by a supervisor; and treat cattle, without assistance, as directed by a supervisor.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe behaviour of, and assist with handling, bulls in a bull herd
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 Unit standards 1525, 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, and 24820 have been replaced by unit standard 28972. Unit standards 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, and 24820 have been replaced by unit standard 28973.

24621 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe behaviour of bulls in a bull herd; and assist with moving and handling a herd of bulls.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Handle bulls in a herd during mating
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 Unit standards 1525, 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, and 24820 have been replaced by unit standard 28972. Unit standards 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, and 24820 have been replaced by unit standard 28973.

24622 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to handle bulls in a herd during mating.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cattle genetics and selection

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 24623 replaced unit standard 19082.

24624 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the principles of genetics as they affect cattle breeding; the identification and recording of traits for cattle breeding purposes; bull selection; and selection of cattle for culling, and wastage of cattle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Prepare for calving and calve cows

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19073 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: monitor, record, and report on cows preparing to calve; calve cows; and provide post-calving care.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Diagnose and treat ill-health in cattle
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 19155, unit standard 25375, unit standard 25922, and unit standard 25923 have been replaced by unit standard 28856

19076 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to diagnose and treat ill-health in cattle.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the health of cattle
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 19076 replaced unit standard 583.

19077 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of signs of ill-health in cattle, and health programmes for cattle over the farming year.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement mating and monitor calving of a beef herd
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 1521, unit standard 1530, unit standard 8628, unit standard 19085, unit standard 25378, unit standard 25379, unit standard 25382, unit standard 25383 and unit standard 25829 have been replaced by unit standard 28857 and u

19078 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to implement mating and monitor calving of a beef herd using a mating and calving plan.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assess condition of cattle, determine feed requirements, and feed a herd of cattle
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 8623, unit standard 19101, unit standard 190153, and unit standard 24627 have been replaced by unit standard 28859

19079 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess the condition of cattle; and determine feed requirements and provide a herd of cattle with pasture and/or supplementary feed, as required throughout the year.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cattle breeding methods and programmes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 872.

19083 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: breeding methods for cattle; breeding programmes which maximise genetic gain; and perform calculations.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cattle mating practices and management
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 1521, unit standard 1530, unit standard 8628, unit standard 19078, unit standard 25378, unit standard 25379, unit standard 25382, unit standard 25383 and unit standard 25829 have been replaced by unit standard 28857 and u

19085 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the management practices before and after mating that lead to optimum production for cattle; and the management of breeding males throughout the year.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a mating plan for a beef herd

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25372 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a mating plan for a beef herd.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a calving plan for a beef herd
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25373 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a calving plan for a beef herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare for, and carry out, calf marking

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25374 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare yards and separate cows and calves in preparation for calf marking; and carry out calf marking.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe ill-health in cattle
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19077. This unit standard, unit standard 19076, unit standard 19155, unit standard 25375, and unit standard 25923 have been replaced by unit standard 28856

25922 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe ill-health in cattle.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 24 October 2020