Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 5550 - Dairy Cattle Nutrition

Spring. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: ANSC 2500  or permission of instructor. Recommended prerequisite: ANSC 2120 . Co-meets with ANSC 3550 .

T. Overton.

Provides a foundation in the principles of dairy cattle nutrition and dairy ration formulation with emphasis on application of feeding programs on dairy farms. Laboratory emphasizes hands-on evaluation of feeds, use of ration formulation software for ration evaluation and formulation, and case study analysis of dairy farms.

Outcome 1: Students will develop critical thinking skills in dairy cattle nutrition and its application on dairy farms.

Outcome 2: Students will learn how to use ration evaluation and formulation software.

Outcome 3: Students will gain experience working in groups as part of case study farm analyses and a group project.

Outcome 4: Students will learn how to integrate dairy cattle nutrition programs into other aspects of dairy herd management.

Outcome 5: Students will develop verbal communication skills as part of group presentations.

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