VirtualApprentice2070
Introductory Learning Tasks
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These introductory learning resources will help you start your learning and are important to review and complete.

Introduction The Livestock1 2040 course overview provides you with an overview and guide to this course. You will also be asked to compare experiences you have with livestock to your personal or career-related goals.
Introduction Responsible care of livestock discusses responsibilities that all owners, producers and caregivers have, including legislation and standards of care. You will find one introductory learning task to complete.
organizers This graphic organizer will help you complete the introductory learning tasks. It is referenced in the introductory learning resources.
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weblinks These weblinks will help you complete the introductory learning tasks.

Explore careers and occupations related to animals on the ALIS website. alis.alberta.ca

Find additional information on careers in agriculture, including examples of specific job advertisements, on the AgCall Human Resources website. www.agcallhr.com

Find more examples of careers and jobs in agriculture on the AgCareers website from Australia. www.agcareers.com

Find out about animal care and welfare on Alberta SPCA's website. www.albertaspca.org/welfare-care.html 

Check links to animal-related organizations on Alberta SPCA's website. www.albertaspca.org/welfare-care/Animal_Organizations.html 

Access information on Codes of Practice from the National Farm Animal Care Council. www.nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice

Get the most current Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle. www.nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice/beef-cattle

Get the most current Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep. www.nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice/sheep

Find information on farm animal welfare, research, issues and standards of care on the LivestockWelfare.com website. www.livestockwelfare.com

Explore the ideas in Farm Stewardship and Livestock Care Practices. www.aitc.sk.ca/files/raven/Farm%20Stewardship%20and%20Livestock%20
Care%20Practices.pdf