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AS1250 - Introduction to Animal Science - 4 Credits

This course is an introduction to the husbandry of cattle, sheep, horses, swine and poultry, including breed identification, selection and breeding, animal products, basic management techniques, and practical nutrition. The student will become familiar with the terminology used in the livestock industry, thus preparing for future employment or further study. A laboratory consisting of basic livestock handling techniques, physical examination, and restraint of large animals is included. In addition, field trips to local farms, ranches, and other livestock facilities will be arranged.

Delivery: on campus