Principles of ruminant production, health, ruminant digestion, metabolism, physiology, nutrient requirements, behavior, growth and lactation in the production of meat and milk from ruminants. Prereq: 4002, 4004, or 4007; or Grad standing; or permission of instructor.
Laboratory exercises employing current standards of animal excellence including carcass value for the selection and improvement of farm livestock. Prereq: 3100, or Jr standing or above, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 300.
Utilizes principles of equine behavior and advanced training techniques to safely and effectively modify desirable and undesirable behavior of assigned horses. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Must have medical insurance. Maximum of 3 credits between 2301 and 2401 may count in the AnimSci major. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.
Introduces students to equine studies. Uses of the horse, their economic impact on society, and principles of equine behavior, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, reproduction, and health and disease are emphasized. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 201.
Investigating methods to prepare various meat products. Students will gain experience in matching proper cooking methods with different muscles to produce wholesome and palatable products. Students will be introduced to product sensory techniques.
Demonstrates the applications of molecular biology by involving the students in a real time research project. Students will perform experiments using molecular biology techniques in the context of a muscle protein functionality study.
A variety of approaches, therapeutic settings and client populations will be addressed with an emphasis on equine behavior and body language. Students will gain experience in the development and practical application of an equine assisted therapy program.
Application of scientific principles to practical herd management, analyses of alternatives and decision making. Prereq: 2200.01, and 3130 (330) or 3147 (317). Not open to students with credit for 547.
Describes classes of poultry and game birds, incubation, housing, anatomy, diseases, genetics and nutrition. Prereq: 3130, and 3140 or 3140E, and 3150. Prereq or concur: 3160, 3170, and 3200.
Application of science and basic principles of nutrition, genetics, physiology, and marketing to the production and management of small ruminants. Prereq: 3130, and 3140 or 3140E, and 3150. Prereq or concur: 3160, 3170, and 3200.