Poultry Production and Aquaculture (ANSC 440.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ANSC 440 01 September 2016 Karen Schwean-Lardner (primary instructor)

Description

Review of poultry production systems with emphasis on breeding, housing and environmental control, feeding, disease prevention, and processing of meat and eggs. Lectures will integrate scientific principles with production techniques, relate management and nutrition to problems in and the economics of industrial production and highlight current issues. Laboratories will include tours of selected poultry facilities as well as projects in artificial incubation and hatching, management techniques for poultry and judging egg quality. Similar, but less extensive coverage, will be provided for Aquaculture production systems.

Prerequisite(s)

ANSC 212 or permission of the instructor

Note

ANSC 315 and 340 are recommended

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