Master Course Outline
AGPR-110
Livestock Production
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Description
Introduction to the livestock industry and its importance to the U.S. economy. Animal products for consumers, biological principles, and management practices will be discussed.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the animal contributions to human needs.
  • Discuss the market classes and grades of farm animals.
  • Explain the principles of genetics and physiology involved in animal production.
  • Identify and describe the production characteristics of the major breeds and apply these to programs and specific production schemes necessary for maximum economic return.
  • Recognize and discuss the management procedures within specific production schemes for each species of farm animal.

Course Topics
  • The Livestock Industry
  • Livestock Products
  • Livestock Processing & Market Classes
  • Genetics and Reproduction
  • Nutrients, Digestion, Absorption & Requirements
  • Growth and Development
  • Lactation
  • Adaptation to the Environment
  • Animal Health
  • Beef Production
  • Dairy Production
  • Swine Production
  • Sheep Production


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
AGPR 110
B233
0038
Tyler Cox
AGPR 110
Winter 2009
0038
Michael Moramarco
AGPR 110
Winter 2004
0038
Michael Moramarco


Two Year Projected Schedule

2014 - 20152015 - 2016
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