Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Jul 12, 2024  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 2100 - Practical Large Animal Handling

Spring. 1 credit. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100  or equivalent.

J. Waltemyer.

The course will introduce students to the fundamental principles of handling and restraint including basic veterinary techniques pertaining to horses, beef and dairy cattle, swine, sheep, and poultry. Topics include basic animal anatomy and physiology, identifying breeds of various large animal species, breeding techniques, and general husbandry and management practices. This course is designed to enhance the large animal handling skills of animal science students.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to explain the basics of large animal husbandry and management practices.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to understand how to implement large animal handling and restraint techniques safely with various species, including horses, sheep, dairy and beef cattle, chickens and pigs.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to apply material learned in class to hands-on experience working with and caring for large animals.

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