Meeting the Industry Need
The certification assesses industry-valued and industry-recognized standards produced by Elanco, a global company developing products to improve animal health and protein production in more than 90 countries. Due to their leadership in the field of animal science, employers — veterinarians, animal health-care providers, zoologists, feed sales/consultants, sales representatives, livestock farm managers/herdsman, etc.— recognize the value behind the Elanco brand.
The certification validates individuals are more qualified and prepared to enter a wide variety of roles in one of the largest industries in the world. Additionally, the certification allows employers to identify and connect with more skilled candidates, filling gaps in the labor market and jumpstarting individuals’ careers.
The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and concepts from the following weighted industry standards:
General Animal Science
- Origin & Evolution of Livestock
- Terms & Terminology
- External Anatomy
- Meat Inspection Regulations
- Harvesting Process
- Animal Microgenetics
- Breeding Systems
- Breeding Methods
Animal Health & Wellness
- Common Diseases
- Common Parasites
- Injection Methods
- Injection & Vaccination Rules and Regulations
- Digestive Systems
- Digestive Requirements & Nutritional Needs
- Balanced Rations
- Feeds & Additives
- Hays & Legumes
Animal Management Practices (Beef Cattle, Sheep, Goat & Swine)
- Production Systems
- Handling & Equipment
- Nutrition & Health
- Selection & Breeding
- Management Practices
Optional Certification Preparation Materials
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Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, Elanco rigorously innovates to improve the health of animals and benefit customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. Elanco is driven by their vision of food and companionship enriching life - all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet.
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