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Intro to Livestock Production
INT LVSTK PROD
CLASS CODE: AS 150 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Overview of various livestock enterprises, including beef, dairy, sheep, swine and horse industries. Basic principles used in the various industries are presented. Emphasis given to current and future trends in animal science.
DESCRIPTION: Overview of various livestock enterprises, including beef, dairy, sheep, swine and horse industries. Basic principles used in the various industries are presented. Emphasis given to current and future trends in animal science.
TOPICS: Meat and milk products, market classes and grades of livestock, reproduction and genetic principles, nutrition and health principles, policy issues and individual species husbandry practices.
OBJECTIVES: Provide a broad overview of animal agriculture industries. Enable students to see where their individual interests and opportunities lie and what issues are involved in animal agriculture.
REQUIREMENTS: None
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: Several out-of-classroom fieldtrips to livestock enterprises are provided.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002