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AGPR 110
Livestock Production


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

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 See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 110
    Winter 2013
    0038
    Tyler Cox
    AGPR 110
    Winter 2009
    0038
    Michael Moramarco
    AGPR 110
    Winter 2004
    0038
    Michael Moramarco


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.