ANSC 3540

ANSC 3540

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

This course will introduce students to dairy herd health concepts and strategies for achieving health, productivity, and profitability goals through management.  Health and performance monitoring by the use of dairy records, disease prevention, and evidence-based approaches to management will be stressed.  Students should expect to develop their knowledge of dairy cattle diseases and health, acquire skills for implementing dairy herd management programs, and strengthen their abilities to problem solve and communicate in group settings.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ANSC 2500 or permission of instructor.

Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of health, disease, and performance in dairy cattle and replacements.
  • Describe the most prevalent and highest impact health challenges in modern dairy production systems and understand management approaches for their prevention and control.
  • Make economical, resourceful, and ethical decisions about health management in dairy herds.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

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