ANSC 5550

ANSC 5550

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

Provides a foundation in the principles of dairy cattle nutrition and dairy ration formulation with emphasis on application of feeding programs on dairy farms. Laboratory emphasizes hands-on evaluation of feeds, use of ration formulation software for ration evaluation and formulation, and case study analysis of dairy farms.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ANSC 2500 or permission of instructor. Recommended prerequisite: ANSC 2120.

  • Students will develop critical thinking skills in dairy cattle nutrition and its application on dairy farms.
  • Students will learn how to use ration evaluation and formulation software.
  • Students will gain experience working in groups as part of case study farm analyses and a group project.
  • Students will learn how to integrate dairy cattle nutrition programs into other aspects of dairy herd management.
  • Students will develop verbal communication skills as part of group presentations.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ANSC 3550

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2344 ANSC 5550   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2345 ANSC 5550   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person