Unit 16: Injecting

This session deals with injecting farm animals.

It will cover the type of injection, administration methods, injection sites and equipment.

At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explain why animals need to be injected and give examples of medicines
  • Describe the process of administering a medicine both subcutaneously and intramuscularly
  • Explain how needles are categorized
  • State the correct injection sites for different classes of farm animals.
notes interactive

Interactive activity


Video clips

  • Video clip: Injecting and vaccination. (The first of two video clips)
  • Video clip: Injecting and subcutaneous. (The second of two video clips)
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