A study of the events that have shaped the domestic dog. Includes a focus on the role of domestication, selective breeding, and factors impacting growth and development on form and function of the domestic dog. Prereq: 3140, and Soph standing or above; or permission of instructor.
A study of the major microorganisms of the gastrointestinal tract of animals and humans, their microbial metabolism and functions, interactions with each other and with hosts, and impact on host nutrition and health. Prereq: Micrbio 4000.01 or 4000.02 or 4100, and Biochem 4511, and GPA 2.0 or above in Biochem and Micrbio coursework; or permission of instructor.
Second course in a two-course series (2400.04 & 3797.04) designed to give students an appreciation for the heritage, production, health and well-being of Scotland's ruminant species and explore how world history, government, geography, and infrastructure can impact the management of animals within the Scottish society. Concur: 2400.04.
First course in a two-course series (2400.04 & 3797.04) designed to give students an appreciation for how world history, government, geography, and infrastructure can impact the small ruminant production and animal health & welfare within a society. Concur: 3797.04.
The primary goal of the course is to stimulate critical thinking and discussion among graduate students about current research findings in the areas of genomics, proteomics and metabolomics as they apply to studies in the nutritional sciences. Prereq: 7761 and 7762; or HumnNtr 7761 and 7762. Cross-listed in HumnNtr.
Provides students with an advanced understanding of domestic animal physiology. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor.
A study of the chemical composition of feedstuffs and the application toward providing optimal nutrition to managed animals. Prereq: 3130.
Hands-on application of nutrition, genetics, physiology, health, economics,products and housing in integrated management systems for the raising of chickens for market and egg production. Concur: 4006.01.
Hands-on application of the science and basic principles of nutrition, genetics, physiology, and marketing to the production and management of small ruminants. Concur: 4004.01.
Hands-on application of scientific and basic principles of nutrition, genetics, physiology, health, economics, meat products and housing in integrated management systems for modern swine production. Concur: 4003.01.