Intensive Management of Beef Cattle (ANSC 430.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ANSC 430 01 January 2017 Colin Peterson , John McKinnon (primary instructor)
 
ANSC 430 01 January 2016 John McKinnon (primary instructor)

Description

Covers the feeding and management of beef cattle housed under intensive conditions. Topics include the principles of growth and development, carcass quality, feedlot diseases, marketing, feedlot design and environmental concerns with intensive feedlot operations. A brief overview of production using alternative species of ruminants (deer, bison, wapiti) is also provided.

Prerequisite(s)

ANSC 212 or permission of the instructor

Note

ANSC 315 is recommended

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