Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Jun 16, 2024  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 6546 - Sheep and Goat Medicine: Lab

Spring. 0.5 credits. S/U grades only.

Corequisite: VTMED 6545 . Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students. Lab may only be taken with concurrent enrollment in lecture or autotutorial course. 

M. C. Smith.

The laboratory sessions will provide the opportunity for students to visit and evaluate local sheep and goat herds and to learn about the economics and health problems associated with their operation. Milk, meat, and fiber production will be discussed as will infectious and parasitic diseases.  Additional laboratory sessions will address neonatal care and necropsy, reproduction and dystocia management, parasite diagnostic and control measures, and routine surgeries such as disbudding, dehorning, docking, castration, and vasectomy using cadaver specimens.

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