A study of the chemical composition of feedstuffs and the application toward providing optimal nutrition to managed animals. Prereq: 3130.
Special topics area group studies proposed for a specific term by an animal sciences faculty member. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credit hours or 6 completions.
First in a two part series covering the physiology, behavior, and human interactions with various animals found in Southern Africa, establishing an appreciation of the daily struggles of animals and people in this geographic area.
Second of a two-part series covering the physiology, behavior, and human interactions with various animals found in Southern Africa, establishing an appreciation of the daily struggles of animals and people in this geographic area.
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.
An introductory course that surveys organs/systems within the body and relates the functional physiology of those systems to animal production. Prereq: Honors standing, and Biology 1101, 1113, or 1113H; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3140 or 3140H. GE nat sci bio course.
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.
Overview of the size and scope of the livestock and companion animal systems, the economic and social impact of the animals and their products, and the structure of the industries.
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.