Oct 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook
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AGRM 2140/2141 - Farm Animal Health and Management Practices

4 credit(s)

This course introduces the student to basic health management, disease prevention programs, and biotechnology for farm animals with a study of the characteristics and symptoms, prevention and treatment of major diseases and internal and external parasites. Students learn livestock management practices and skills including dehorning, castrating, implanting, identification, foot care, vaccinating, and preparation for show and sale. Students also receive exposure to companion and exotic animals. Students receive group and individual instruction in these skills. The course also includes a study of buildings and equipment needed for raising and handling livestock. S. (T)
3 hours lecture/2 hours laboratory



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