Animal reproduction.

Agricultural science for S.S.S 2 Second Term.

Week 10

Animal reproduction.

Performance objectives.

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the roles of sex hormones in reproduction.
  2. Draw and label the parts of the male and female reproductive system.
  3. Explain the processes of reproduction in mammals and poultry.


Reproductive Systems of Farm Animals, Mammals and Poultry Reproduction can be defined as the process through which living organisms give birth to young ones. It involves mating, after which the male sperm are united to the female ovum to form a zygote.

The Male Reproductive System

The male reproductive system is made up of the primary sex character (testes) and the secondary sex character which consist of the scrotum, Cowper's gland, prostate gland, seminal vesicle, urethra, penis, vas deferens and spermatic ducts. 

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