ANSC 3223 - Dairy Calf Management

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

ANSC 2114 with "D" or better or ANSC 1204 with "D" or better

Description: 

This course will provide the student with a basic understanding of the nutritional, environmental and health challenges a calf must go through from birth to yearling stage. Lab sessions will focus on mastering basic calf care skills. Field trips will be incorporated into the laboratories to expose students to different management approaches including custom calf raisers, and large and small herd replacement enterprises. Students will spend two hours per week practicing calf care procedures.