Intensive Management of Dairy Cattle (ANSC 460.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ANSC 460 01 September 2016 Colin Peterson , Colin Peterson , Timothy Mutsvangwa (primary instructor)

Description

Provides students with an understanding of the management and feeding of dairy cattle housed under intensive management conditions. Topics to be covered include the economics and marketing of milk and milk products, the science of feeding dairy cattle to meet their nutrient requirements, principles of ration formulation, management of the transition dairy cow, rearing of replacement heifers, milking systems, management of reproduction, herd health, and manure management and environmental impact of intensive dairy operations.

Prerequisite(s)

ANSC 212 or permission of the instructor

Note

ANSC 315 is recommended

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