World numerousness and diffusion of livestock.
Farming systems: extensive vs intensive.
Farming methods for cattle, pigs, sheep and goats.
For each of the above mentioned species: farming of newborn, replacement and adult animals; evaluation and improvement of productive and reproductive efficiency. Farm buildings. Milk composition and the causes of its variation. Production and consumption of cow, sheep and goat milk. Production and consumption of meat from cattle, pig, sheep and goat species. Slaughtering and dressing percent; meat production; evaluation and ranking of carcasses.