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KENYA CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

AGRICULTURE SYLLABUS - FORM III

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18.0.0 LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IV (LIVESTOCK REARING) (10 LESSONS)

18.1.0 Specific Objectives

18.2.1 Routine livestock rearing practices

  • Feeding practices

- Flushing

- Steaming up

- Creep feeding

  • Parasites and disease control practices

  • Vaccination

  • Deworming

  • Hoof trimming

  • Docking

  • Dipping/spraying

  • Dusting

  • Breeding practices

   - Crutching

   - Tupping and serving

   - Raddling

   - Ringing

  • Identification

  • Debeaking

  • Tooth clipping

  • Culling: Describe general methods and carry out

practicals on:

   - Cattle

   - Poultry

  • Dehorning

  • Shearing

  • Castration

   - open

   - closed

   - caponization

  • Management during parturation:

   - Pigs

   - Cattle

   - Sheep

   - Goats

   - Rabbits

18.2.2 Bee Keeping (Apiculture)

  • Importance

  • Colony

  • Siting of the apiary and hive

  • Stocking the bee hive

  • Management:

      - Feeding

      - Predator and pest control

  • Honey harvesting and processing

18.2.3 Fish Farming (aquaculture)

  • Importance

  • Types of fish kept in farm ponds

  • Management

  • Harvesting

  • Processing and preservation

18.2.4 Appropriate handling of livestock during routine management