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.
Application of science and basic principles of nutrition, physiology, genetics, health, economics, meats, and housing in integrated management systems for modern swine production. Prereq: 3130 and 3140; or 3140E and 3150. Prereq or concur: 3160, 3170, and 3200.
Emphasis on the relationship of form to function by evaluating conformation and performance and orally defending that evaluation. Prereq: 2200.01 (200), 2221 (201), or 2300H (200H), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 301.
Anatomy, genetics, nutrition, physiology and behavior of dogs and cats. Human-animal companion relationships. Prereq: 3130 (330), and 3140 (310) or 3140H (310H), and 3150 (320). Prereq or concur: 3160 (318), 3170 (413), and 3200. Not open to students with credit for 545.
Exploring fundamental changes in soft animal tissues resulting from comminution and application of non-meat ingredients and a variety of cooking methodologies to enhance palatability and value. Prereq or concur: 3110, AnimSci 3110, or FdScTe 2400. Not open to students with credit for AnimSci 555.02.
Hands-on application of the procedures involved with food animal harvest, inspection, carcass fabrication and merchandising retail products. Prereq or concur: 3110 or AnimSci 3110. Not open to students with credit for AnimSci 355.02.
Evaluating the factors that influence the value of meat animals and their resulting carcasses, wholesale and retail cuts in accordance with recognized grading standards; laboratory practice. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for AnimSci 305.
Application of scientific principles of plant growth, animal nutrition and behavior to manage grazing systems for profitable, sustainable livestock enterprises.
Introduces students to principles of equine behavior and training techniques and practical application of that knowledge to safely and effectively modify desirable and undesirable behavior of assigned horses. Must have medical insurance. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 271.01. A maximum of 3 credits between 2301 and 2401 may count in the AnimSci major.
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.