Farm Animals

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What does this page offer?

  • Read about the basic facts on Farm Animals
  • Access some of the free short courses on Farm Animals
  • Join OZT as a member to learn even more about how to work with Farm Animals while meeting people from around the world!

You have chosen a career to follow and prepare for; now it’s time to learn more about the species and breeds you will work with.

  • Read about the basic facts on Farm Animals
  • Join the Farm Animals Group to learn how to work with them and meet people from around the world
  • Access all of the free short courses on Farm Animals
  • Connect with tertiary institutions and organisations that work with Farm Animals

Basic Facts on Farm Animals

Farm animal means any domesticated species that are normally and have historically been kept and raised on farms, and some are used or intended for use as food or fibre, or for improving animal nutrition, breeding, management, or production efficiency.

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Although this section groups animals that can be found on a farm, they can also be found under various other Groups (mammals, birds, etc.) on this website.

The list of Farm Animal species

The following species are classified as farm animals, or animals which are bred to produce offspring for human consumption:

  • Alpaca
  • Bees
  • Cattle
  • Chicken
  • Donkey
  • Duck
  • Goat
  • Goose
  • Horse
  • Pig
  • Sheep
  • Silkworm
  • Swan

The landing pages for each of the animals are locked and can be accessed by MEMBERS only, but you may access the free short course information on each by visiting the Course Directory!

Do you have facts to contribute to this page? Please click on the red beetle to access the contribution form.

Free Short Courses on Farm Animals

Glossary of Horse Terms Course

Glossary of Horse Terms

This course deals with the basic terms or words used when working with horses.

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Join the Farm Animals Group

Learn even more about the species by joining the FARM ANIMALS GROUP

Members of the Group can create and discuss any farm animal-related topic, as well as gain access to all the different short courses, win awards, and meet other farm lovers from around the world. Gain experience points with each short course and compete for the top spot on the leaderboard!

Topics covered in the GROUP:

  • General knowledge (Anatomy, Habitat, behaviour, Diet, Ecological Benefits and Conservation)
  • Care and Health
  • Creative (Including education, art, design, publishing, media, news and photography)
  • Species and Breeds (courses on over 11 different species)

Interact with all of the relevant tertiary institutions that feature courses related to cats, as well as animal organisations that work with cats.

If you are not a member yet, then register for FREE!

Career profiles and resources

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Contributions by expert members are always appreciated to allow the students to learn about the species they will work with. Please add your contribution through the attached form:

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List of Species Mentors/Educators who have contributed to the info:


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A few excellent pictures as examples of the species:

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