ANSC 3540

ANSC 3540

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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
  • Students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of health, disease, and performance in dairy cattle and replacements.
  • Students will be able to describe the most prevalent and highest impact health challenges in modern dairy production systems and understand management approaches for their prevention and control.
  • Students will be able to make economical, resourceful, and ethical decisions about health management in dairy herds.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ANSC 5540

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2624 ANSC 3540   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: ANSC 2500 or permission of instructor.

  •  2625 ANSC 3540   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person